This sketch consists of portraits of two people drawn at different times, in the same waiting room. The more complete likeness is the figure on the right. Even though most of the features are distorted, the posture is captured well. The figure on the left is less complete and, a bit muddled. This allows the […]
I frequently draw other people when I’m in waiting rooms or in a cafe. Most of the time nobody acknowledges my presence, or if they do, we exchange slight nods or smiles. This time, I did not notice a woman who was watching me as I was drawing a fellow waiting room waiter. She attracted […]
Some people are nervous in waiting rooms. On the other hand, the lady below seems very relaxed.
The portal from the waiting room the inner office is guarded by the receptionist. The official waiting period starts here. Some receptionists are quick. In the case below, I barely had one minute to sketch the woman in her pre-wait status.
I like the posture of the man on the left. He was groomed very well. His hair was thin, pure white and combed back, giving the appearance of a wispy skeleton of a coiffure. I barely finished the bottom half of the man on the right when he was called in to give a blood […]
Sick people who wear surgical masks in waiting rooms are very considerate. They help prevent others from catching their illness. They also help stealthy artists who do not sketch mouths well.
There is a waiting area for sick people inside the waiting room at my doc. We have to wear masks. But we do have a view of where the others get to wait. This is a sketch of a woman at the counter from inside the sick room.
It was a small waiting room, and crowded. I had a hard time hefting my pen in this elbow-to-elbow crowd while guarding my sketchbook against prying eyes.