Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Women in Skirts



Women in Skirts

And there they were
modeling other’s
creativity.
Well, maybe
not all.

The end of the day yesterday. A short escape before heading off to bed.  
Typed in: “Images of Woman in Skirts” and selected four to sketch from the screen. The fifth I sketched from my sketch of “EL” from a session quite a while ago. A model too. Maybe a little more original?
The rest was just made up, thinking they needed someplace to be.
12”x 9” ink and watercolor.

Fountain Pens: Platinum Carbon fine point.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Forgot



Forgot

Remembered thoughts of when
so many years ago,
a less experienced hand
sketching a look yet to be
touched by time’s experience. 

As the simple smooth lines
slowly became camouflage,
hiding memories of before,
and winged angels show
who we are now.  


Sketched this drawing of “J” from a session with her last fall.
Forgot about the sketch.
Have drawn her so many times over the last ten years.
12”x 18” ink and chalk on craft paper

Fountain Pens: Platinum Carbon fine point.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Looking Back



Looking Back

And I saw the familiar face
remembered from the past
hidden behind a new smile
and sketched a younger version
of her looking back.

A quick sketch based on a daughter’s photo of her daughter, not so long ago.

7”x 10” ink and watercolor

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Ignoring Us



Ignoring Us

Maybe I was jealous,
watching him escape.
Placed him in the kind of forest
I attempt to escape too,
with sleep.  

Once asleep I’m sure
he went somewhere else.
Maybe the places I 
put sleeping figures in?
To a perfect wilderness,
away from all of us.

Another sketch of “R” drawn in the session I attended yesterday morning.
17”x 14” ink and watercolor on Bristol


Saturday, September 15, 2018

Comfortable



Comfortable

“R” posed for the drop in session I attended this morning. I did a number of sketches. This pose lasted about twenty minutes. Almost long enough to get comfortable.
11”x 14” ink and watercolor