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Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Something a little different...

...Painting at Arlington Court yes, but this time I chose to Sketch in Reportage Illustration style - so I took my sketching kit to the reception/shop area, knowing I would be guaranteed seeing a lot of people.  


 



It took a few goes on scrap paper to get my pen to loosen up and gain eye/hand co-ordination.




The speed with which people move sometimes amazes me.  The best part is when they are standing at the counter, their attention is held for a few minutes, so they don't move away...ideal.

Anyway, enough chatter, here's some of the drawings.







~ Recording the visual happenings around me,  I loved it ~


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9 comments:

  1. Fabulous sketches, Ann! Must be so hard to capture the scenes so quickly, but you did an amazing job!

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    1. It was tricky at first Judy. I asked myself what was the most important things, the first thing I looked at. Then I focused my thoughts on that area. I did enjoy it immensely :)

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  2. What a great idea, Ann. Great job too.

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    1. Thanks so much Marie. It was a good afternoon there :)

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  3. Wonderful sketches! Reportage is difficult...people don't stay still long enough! lol ;)

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    1. TELL ME ABOUT IT!, lol....but I'm enjoying the challenge :)

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  4. I like those Ann, it must be a very difficult exercise to do but you did it well :)

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  5. Thanks Eileen - it takes a few minutes to get into the swing of things, but I really enjoyed it. Hope to do lots more over there.

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  6. I tried the same thing at the beach. Even though someone is standing at the water's edge, watching their children, it's surprising how much they move. Hardly time to get a pose down on paper. And I tried sketching the grandies too while they were on knees building sand forts.... got a few good sketches but it's very hard!

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