Someone else feeling like me, ink & watercolor

Someone else feeling like me, ink & watercolor

I wasn’t feeling well the night we sketched at the newish Rendez-Vous Cafe-Bistro and it looks like I sketched my feelings onto my friend’s face. She was cheery and having fun but my pen gave her an expression reflecting how I felt instead.

Kid's Menu Spaghetti & Meatballs with my legs under table, ink & watercolor

Kid’s Menu Spaghetti & Meatballs with my legs under table, ink & watercolor

There was a guitar jazz duo playing lovely music and the waiter kindly let me order  spaghetti and meatballs from the kids’ menu since I just wanted a small portion. As you can see in the sketch above, after I sketched my food on the table I continued down the page, over the binding, and sketched my legs and feet under the table.

By the end of the evening I was feeling much better, as almost always happens when  I sketch, especially with such good friends.

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  1. I’m really enjoying seeing your sketches. They’re so fun and playful. You get such feeling into your meal sketch. How do you do that?? Thanks for showing!

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  2. Oh, dear! Isn’t it funny how our own stuff comes out in what we do?! But I love that you post your work– the good, the bad, and the in between!

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    • Thanks Carol. I appreciate your encouragement to post it all…though I have to admit every once in a while I hold back something that is just plain awful or makes me cringe. Jana

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  3. jana, I love the interesting perspective in the second drawing. Both of nice color but your friend does look a bit glum or under the weather. Glad you recovered and were able to enjoy the evening.

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