Whether sketching is about the sketching process or sketching product is discussed frequently enough that you’d think everyone would “get it” by now. But just as often you hear people lament that they don’t have anything to sketch. They don’t get to go on trips, don’t live in places with great scenery, or simply they “just can’t find anything to draw.” Obviously some people haven’t “gotten it” yet.
But for most of us, the process of putting lines on a page for the pure enjoyment of it is all that matters. What we produce with those lines is way down the list of priorities. I confess that I love going to a new place to sketch. I lament the fact that my health issues are limiting my ability to sketch Quebec City architecture. But I still enjoy putting lines on paper regardless of the subject.
Even a simple trip to the grocery store can feed my need for something to draw. Subjects that are brightly colored and that don’t move make great sketching subjects and grocery stores are full of such objects. On this day I had a “life drawing” session with some great models. Hope you enjoy the results half as much as I enjoyed drawing them.