Ladies Shoes, Target, Ink & watercolor

Ladies Shoes, Target, Ink & watercolor

Yes Target! Although we’ll be so happy when we can go outside for our Tuesday evening Urban sketching again, sketching at Target was a lot more fun than you might think. I had fun sketching the silly high heels and flip-flops on the wall behind them. Nobody seemed to notice or question why I was painting in the shoe department.

Left over Valentine Flowers, ink & watercolor

Left over Valentine Flowers, ink & watercolor

It was the night after Valentine’s day and there was the display of sad, wilting Valentines roses, on clearance, half off.

Remote Controlled Baby Swing, ink & watercolor

Remote Controlled Baby Swing, ink & watercolor

Whatever happened to sitting in a rocking chair holding the baby in your arms? This contraption had a touch pad remote control with 6 speeds and more. Someone told me he bought one of these only to discover it came in a million parts that was a nightmare to assemble.

 

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  1. I’ve never sketched in a store. Interesting results!!

    That baby chair is just mad, but a fabulous sketch of it.

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    • Thanks Sue. It does seem mad to me. But then I rarely see rocking chairs anymore in people’s homes–but they sure are more attractive than this monstrosity! Jana

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  2. I hate to say this but you could drop down into a coma on the floor at Target and no one would notice. So, sketch away!

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  3. Lord save us, an automatic baby rocker?! Thanks for an interesting post.

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  4. Your sketches are great as always, but I would never have picked Target!!! I’m limited by my imagination, obviously!

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  5. “Nobody seemed to notice or question why I was painting in the shoe department.” – oh Jana – this is so typical for our society – you could not have expressed this better! But still I had a good chuckle about it. What would happen if you did this in the changing room I wonder. Would be the real crash test – wouldn’t it?
    The sketch about the automatic rocking chair is really a hoot!!!
    Hugs to you,
    Petra

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    • It would be funny to see what it would take to get noticed–though if you’ve ever seen the scary blog People of Walmart you’d know it probably would take a lot! The dressing rooms are one to a room, so you wouldn’t be observed there. I thought about sketching in the ladies locker room at my gym (free figure models!) but figured that would really get me in trouble! Jana

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  6. I love your sketches, I’m so glad I found your blog! I also adore Target, and haven’t ever thought of sketching IN a store like that… great work!

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  7. Wow! You are seriously brave! But it looks so fun, now I want to draw at Target. The shoes are fabulous. And the baby swing, perhaps it has finally found a worthy purpose as art! Already assembled, of course.

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