On Tuesday, Yvan, Claudette and myself headed to the hunting and fishing museum. We’d just had a huge snowstorm that was a real struggle to clean up because the 11-12 feet of the stuff that has preceded it made it nearly impossible to find a place to put the new snow. Anyways, it felt really good to head out for a day of sketching.
Unfortunately (for me), that same storm was beating up my joints. I was limping a bit, but the real problem was my left hand and wrist which made it very hard (impossible?) to draw. We had fun and I did three sketches, all of which were so full of errors and attempts to fix lines that went off willy-nilly that I’d be too embarrassed to share them.
We were drawing rabbits, however, and that got us discussing the structural underpinnings of a rabbit. When they sit back on their hind legs, they start looking like a ball of fur and it’s hard to make out what’s really going on inside. When we got home Yvan and I asked Mr. Google if he could provide us with a rabbit skeleton to study. He obliged and this morning I drew a rabbit skeleton, well sort of. My hand was a bit better this morning but it’s still hard to get my lines to flow. But I do understand lagomorph anatomy just a bit better.