I do like the idea of keeping a log of my books, though. I’m just picking up The Namesake [Houghton-Mifflin], so I’ll check in later to let you know how I like it. Trish says it’ll make me hungry for Indian food, but I’m always hungry for Indian food, so I doubt I’ll notice…
Selections from Action Comics Number One.
This past Sunday was a perfect spring day to take a walk along the C&O Canal in Georgetown.
This portrait of Washington was too much fun to draw. Something about the old white guy with antique clothing and fascinating mutton chops (I didn’t realize G.W. had them) makes me think that my next project might be mini-portraits of the U.S. presidents.
The drawing below was drawn while I sipped a tall Mocha in a Dupont Circle Starbucks across the street from this building. The watercolor above was painted on the following Tuesday evening using the original pen and ink drawing as a guide.
Link: Jammin’ Java
* for S.G.
On the Long Island Railroad this man sat across from me drawing people surreptitiously. I drew him openly – giving him progress reports as he asked for them.
I usually draw without the people knowing and it’s refreshing to have a live subject who is into you drawing them.