This weekend has not been very productive on the watercolour front – I had a workshop to facilitate yesterday – and there were other things in the way. I started a new painting last night and another new one this afternoon but they are not ready to show yet. I did not take very good photos in the Cedarberg so have to work from a few photos to compose each painting. Anyway…
I had a chance to do some sketches in church during anouncement time and, I admit, during the preaching. But I have notes of the key points on which to reflect. This morning I was drawn to a father with his active child on his lap and then his wife and then the people sitting in front of them. Then later I drew the old couple sitting behind them, who sat really still.
Then this evening I drew this chap who sat at my table, during the announcements:
Later I drew this chap with some of the people sitting around him:
Leslie mentioned that her little dog adopted a few standard positions so she could follow her around to complete a composite of the dog in different positions. I started two different positions but the chap eventually spent most of his time in the one I completed. As I drew I also thought of Bill’s economy of line which is a skill I would like to develop.