August slipped by without a visit to the cafe. It was a busy month. As usually happenswhen I take a break from the cafe for a while, I thoroughly enjoyed myself yesterday.
Although I only got three drawings done, I’m pretty happy with all of them, whichmakes a change. Also, the last one was my 100th cafe drawing, in addition to being thelast one in my second cafe sketch pad, a nice bit of synchronicity. It’s late Sundaynight as I write this, I ate eleven Yorkshire puddings with my dinner, and I really don’thave the energy for a full write up, so it’s prettymuch pictures only today.
I knew this guy was familiar. I last drew him from the side on the25th of February -he’s the fourth drawing down.
This one is another reprise, I drew her on mylast trip.Thankfully, this one is a much better likeness.
So here it is, my 100th cafe sketch. A milestone. This was a difficult drawing though,one of those one’s where the guy has ants in his pants and can’t sit still. These days, insteadof giving up when that happens, I try to get an average of the various positions someone takes.I’m sure that’s very good practice, but I’m not sure what for exactly. Visual memory, maybe.Although the drawing looks alright, the likeness isn’t good, perhaps unsurprisingly.
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