Tag Archives: Body Language

The Thinker

The model for our Zoom sketching session yesterday had the air of a thinker. His eyes were wide open and he looked directly into the camera. His left hand in front of his face seemed to hold an idea that … 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‚Äôs question, her body language seemed … Continue reading

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Restless

The Zoom model today sat in her chair in a restless sort of way. Her arms and hands were relaxed but her shoulders were tense as though she were thinking through a to-do list. I accentuated her uneven shoulders to … Continue reading

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So Cool!

My son and husband were having fun talking about something while I casually sketched them from across the room. I was charmed by their animated faces and relaxed bodies as they discussed the idea at hand. Their body language clearly … Continue reading

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Day 12, Talking about Coronavirus

Like others, we have been talking on the phone or Skyping more often in the last few weeks. This evening when our son called, I had my sketchbook in hand and was in the midst of a drawing. I just … Continue reading

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Not More Homework!

Studying Spanish in Antigua Guatemala seems to require doing a lot of homework. At some point this evening, as we sat around the table, I noticed the unenthusiastic demeanor of my sisters and brother-in-law while they conjugated verbs and translated … Continue reading

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The Guitarist

In my sketch from last Sunday, The Jazz Trio, the guitarist got squeezed in the middle. I also added some 20 years to his actual age. Using that sketch, and some photos I took that evening, I think I now … Continue reading

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