I was struck by the difference between waiting room space and the promise of a capacious inner office, in the waiting area. The sanctum was partially visible through an open half-window, only revealing hints of what lie behind the door. If I were a child, I would have been terrified. From a lower vantage point, […]
As seen through the waiting room window:
I did several sketches at the eye doctor’s office the other day. These two ladies were still able to read:
Some of the higher class waiting rooms have jigsaw puzzles for the clients to solve.
Waiting rooms have all kinds of interesting people to sketch.
At first I just sketched the man in the wheelchair and the lady next to him. I don’t know if they were together. The lady had a coughing fit, so I sat on the other side of the waiting room. After drawing them, I had enough space on the paper to include the waiting room […]
I have mixed feelings about waiting rooms. Sure, I would like to be in and out as soon as possible, but the more efficient the office, the less time I have with my subject. I only had a few minutes with this person before I was called away.
To start off this month, I decided to return to color. In the dentist’s office, I began a sketch of the two people sitting across from me. The guy on the left moved his legs before I finished. This is why he looks like he has three of them. I added dabs of watercolor to […]
Waiting for the doc.
In the waiting room again today. More opportunity to practice with pen and ink. It is liberating in a way, even though each stroke is indelible.