Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Quick sketch



Ivy (my greyhound) and I walked to the local coffee spot this morning and I had an opportunity to do a few quick sketches. I noticed that few people just walk and look around and listen to the sounds around them. They are busy talking on cell phones, or listening to iPods, or in one case not even looking around because she was texting as she walked. I look at everything when I walk. In fact the things that I see and hear can distract me from a conversation. I guess that is why I sketch. It is a way of seeing better.

7 comments:

cabap said...

hoho....great sketches pat,
very spontaneous,
jan :)

Laure Ferlita said...

Fun sketches! Between your words and the sketches, I can "see" these folks focused in rather than out. Tis a shame too as they've no idea what they're missing!

Cathy said...

great sketches! You are so true about the way people behave! and I'm so much like you!!

Robyn said...

Lovely economical sketches, Pat. Beautiful shapes.

Sketching really makes one much more interested in the incidental views of life, I find. When I started drawing, I really started looking. There's so much to look at!

Gerald said...

Oh, how I miss coffee house sketching. I may try that again this weekend, thanks for the inspiration - very nice quick sketches.

Leks said...

Knores is my word verification, :O)
it is beautiful how you look at the world,good drawings!
Hugs from me.

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