Friday, March 10, 2006

Sketching in The Mall and at Crufts!

Two very quick sketches of people during the last couple of days:

Wednesday: during another visit to the Pastel Society exhibition at the Mall Galleries, I drew two ladies having tea while I also had a cup of tea and some event for that evening was erected around me!

Thursday: trying for the first time to sketch owners exhibiting their dogs at Crufts, I decided that this was maybe getting a little too ambitious since I don't draw dogs very often! This sketch lasted about 2 minutes!



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3 comments:

  1. Owners AND dogs! Very ambitious! I love both of these, Katherine---they are so direct, so full of vim and energy, so responsive to the moment. Just what you want sketches to be!
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  2. Well I enjoyed myself very much at Crufts with with Gayle ("Fur in the Paint") and her family and the star in waiting (he got a VHC!)- right up until the 2+ hour wait to get out of the car park!

    I'm now intending to try and go to some more shows and see if I can get any better at sketching dogs. It's a question of "getting my eye in" I think. I think I'd have been better towards the end of the show as I began to get better at understanding when they're likely to stay still, how many seconds you get to draw and what the repeat poses look like.

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  3. oh like these, your quick marks and shading so nice!

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