People are not my favorite subject. Don’t get me wrong; I like people, though modern society causes me to question that regularly, but what I mean is that I don’t like sketching people. I do it because they’re everywhere and it’s good pointy device practice, something I need to do a lot.
Every year a local portrait group holds outdoor sessions where people get together to do quick portraits of each other and anyone they can entice from the park where it’s held. I go because I like the people and the ambiance of the sessions, but prefer to draw whole people rather than floating heads. This requires that I work pretty fast, faster than I’m comfortable doing. Maybe that’s a good thing. Here are a few of the ones I’ve done.