First a blind contour of the gentleman reading. Then a more detailed study. Fortunately our subject today was engrossed in his book.
Another older blind contour drawing, this one from August of 2004. At one point in drawing people on the subway I decided to get away from trying to be exact and move more towards… something else… and blind contour was a part of that. I was so happy to discover Niff and Sutter’s Blind ContourContinue reading “Blind Contour Friday 26 – eat a banana”
Blind contour of a fidgety man waiting on a street corner, Yonge and Eglinton.
A blind contour sketch from earlier this year – March 29th actually.
My daughter’s boots, lying off the mat and on our wood floor. Hmm — I must talk to her about this. After the blind contour of course. Visit the wonderful Inkfinger to see them all. Not many updates from me this week – sorry… I’m on vacation and barely going outside, let alone riding theContinue reading “Blind Contour Friday 23 – Leah’s boots”
Well, this poor gentleman sitting in front of me (above), a robust freshman on his way to what I think is a kind of college for gym teachers, was my subject for Blind Contour Friday. Him and the tassle in his hat. Not a good morning, his jacket collar turned into the mouth of anContinue reading “Blind Contour Friday 22 – the travelling arm”
This is also my Blind Contour Friday contribution — the minivan above was a blind contour I drew waiting for the bus to work, at Finch Station. The women below it I drew later on the bus, but not as a blind contour. Looking at the page later it seemed to me they were collectivelyContinue reading “Dreaming”
A three- or four- second mad gesture drawing.
A (mostly!) blind contour drawing of an unsuspecting fellow subway patron. I liked this drawing because it was a line drawing that seemed to show volume for one on the first times.
Blind contour of the marching band milling about as they reached the end of the Santa Clause parade in 2004. A fun ‘sketchcrawl’ outing.
If it weren’t for the blind contour I don’t think I would have noticed how different a person’s chin can be.