Category Archives: Body Language

It was a sad Sunday for the Chiefs and their fans

I don’t often watch football but I was in Kansas City with a preponderance of people who love the KC Chiefs. I was delighted to sit and sketch their expressions while the Chiefs battled their rival, the Buffalo Bills. It … Continue reading

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Happy But With Issues

The couple on the bench near where I was painting this morning caught my attention, mainly because their body language was so strong. They stayed on the bench for more than an hour, maintained eye contact, examined each other’s faces, … Continue reading

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A Great Nephew

My great-nephew has a bright personality and is making our reunion lively and fun, especially for those of us in my generation. He sat still long enough for me to do a quick sketch. I think you can see his … Continue reading

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Shopping!

Our two-week sisters’ trip continues. I think I said in my last post that talking is our main activity, but shopping is a close contender. Oaxaca is a haven for artisans, and the streets and markets are full of beautiful … Continue reading

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Too Long Upon A Kitchen Stool

The counter forces of good posture and the need to drift off seemed to be battling for dominance in our Tuesday evening Zoom model. As the evening progressed, I noticed the model slowly shifting forward on his stool. His shoulders … Continue reading

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It Is How You Hold Yourself

It is interesting how much of a person’s character is visible in her body language. This week’s Tuesday night Zoom model had that mix of authority, humor, and feeling that so many educators have. She posed on her kitchen stool, … Continue reading

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Resignation

Our model tonight with the Fresno sketching Zoom group was an expressive young woman named Natalie. During a break she asked us for our guess about when the pandemic and precautions might end. After Natalie’s question, her body language seemed … Continue reading

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