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.
Now and then, the pen tip is not where the blind drawer thinks. The result in this case is the erroneous location of various facial features.
I correctly rendered the relative sizes of the two figures in the sketch below. The outlines were sketched, for the most part, as blind drawings.
I was the only other person in the waiting room. It was early, and there seemed to be enough time to draw at a leisurely pace. At first, the man’s arm was above his head. That didn’t last long. I finished the sketch with the more relaxed pose you see below. I had a chance […]
I decided to do an environmental portrait today, instead of a figure study. Although the subject is the most insignificant figure in this sketch, everyone is waiting to be where that person is seated.
Some organizations spruce up their waiting rooms during the holiday season. Halloween is an under appreciated holiday in that regard.
This young lady’s hair was hanging over her face. I imagine this was very comfortable, since she seemed relaxed in her preoccupation. Waiting is better when one is relaxed.
I’ve been doing most of my waiting in waiting rooms in the medical setting. Of course there are other kinds of waiting areas: those for transportation (i.e., airports, train stations); those for products (mainly lines, for tickets, new product releases, etc.); and for services (which may include lines and seating areas, such as the Department of Motor […]
These folks were together.
Extreme waiting happens sometimes within the deep waiting time period. After all the information is given, questioned and reiterated, those in charge make decisions and you both discuss it and give the okay. Then the deed is done behind closed doors. This is where extreme waiting takes place.