Category Archives: Body Language

Beach Frisbee at Sunset

I stood on the balcony sketching as the sun went down. I don’t know which was harder, trying to catch the quick motions of the people or the fleeting colors of the sky.  Both were gorgeous and I worked as … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Landscape, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

At the Beach

This evening after swimming in the warm water along the Florida coast I made several quick sketches with white pastel line in a small 9 x 9 inch black paper sketchbook. Later, long after most people went to bed, I … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Groups Interacting, Landscape, Story Creation | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Nostalgia

Visiting a cousin who grew up with you long ago can cause the memories to come cascading back, especially if heightened by old photos and the music of your past.  The body language of these two cousins on a shared … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Facial Expression, Groups Interacting, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One With the Couch

I sketched this last night shortly after sketching, End of the Last Day of the Workshop.  Today I added watercolor and ink to it. Although it is not as well drawn, I like it because it shows these three tired … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Groups Interacting, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

End of the Last Day of the Workshop

I sketched these three lifelong colleagues two weeks ago on July 17 at the start of the workshop they were organizing together. Their workshop ends today and they are in the same living room sharing some last thoughts. Sketching them … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Groups Interacting, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

At the Counter

This is a quick pen and wash sketch showing a restaurant in Telluride. People are figuring out what they want and workers are taking orders and preparing food. I liked the liveliness of the scene and had fun trying to … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Groups Interacting, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Planning for the Next Day

Three tired co-organizers gathered tonight to plan for the second day of their Workshop, just in time for me to sketch them with a gel pen. The figure on the right was too small compared to the other two so … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Groups Interacting, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sweet Caroline at the Pond

Although I am no longer at the ranch where I did the basic drawing for this sketch, I liked the drawing of the figure sitting on the float and wanted to finish it. I liked the way she looked off … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Landscape | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Annie, Painting Above Inverness

I spent three days painting with my cousin, Annie Lewis.  Annie is an accomplished and talented artist whose work can be found at the Door Art Gallery. She is also a tremendously generous teacher.  It was wonderful to paint alongside … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Landscape, People Learning | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Balboa Park, on the Sixth Avenue Side

I did such a quick sketch and then told myself I would finish it at home. I had no time yesterday and this morning I found that I like it the way it is, especially the rough shapes and the … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Groups Interacting, Landscape | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment