Metro Series: A War Cry

I happen to be inspired by the dubious poetry of getting “intimate” with total strangers on the metro by spending hundreds of hours drawing them in a photorealistic manner. So sue me.

Metro Series: A War Cry

I happen to be inspired by the dubious poetry of getting “intimate” with total strangers on the metro by spending hundreds of hours drawing them in a photorealistic manner. So sue me.

Metro Series #5: (Slightly) Obsessed with Details

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Many hours later, and many, many, MANY trials and errors after that, the tones (darks and lights) aren’t quite worked out as I want them yet, but the newspaper, the hand and watch, and some of the embroidery details on the bag are starting to come together.

Metro Series #5: (Slightly) Obsessed with Details

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Many hours later, and many, many, MANY trials and errors after that, the tones (darks and lights) aren’t quite worked out as I want them yet, but the newspaper, the hand and watch, and some of the embroidery details on the bag are starting to come together.

Metro Series #5: Progress Report

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I get lost amid all the folds of her scarf, her blouse, start on the patterns adorning the strap of her messenger bag… (see more on the blog post)

Metro Series #5: Progress Report

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I get lost amid all the folds of her scarf, her blouse, start on the patterns adorning the strap of her messenger bag… (see more on the blog post)

Metro Series #5: A Facelift

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This poor woman looked much too morose for my liking yesterday, now I can proceed forward.

Metro Series #5: A Facelift

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This poor woman looked much too morose for my liking yesterday, now I can proceed forward.

Metro Series #5: Work in Progress

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Started on this new drawing for my Metro portrait Series last week. It’s slowly starting to come together. I’m calling it Metro Series #5: Woman with Headscarf. There’s a lot of intricate patterns in her skirt which will be an interesting challenge/puzzle.

Metro Series #5: Work in Progress

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Started on this new drawing for my Metro portrait Series last week. It’s slowly starting to come together. I’m calling it Metro Series #5: Woman with Headscarf. There’s a lot of intricate patterns in her skirt which will be an interesting challenge/puzzle.

Metro Series #4: Man with Pens

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I should also take this opportunity to add that I’ll be taking on a small number of commissions for portraits of people and pets, working from photos in a similar approach as this “Metro Series”. (see further details in full post)

Metro Series #4: Man with Pens

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I should also take this opportunity to add that I’ll be taking on a small number of commissions for portraits of people and pets, working from photos in a similar approach as this “Metro Series”. (see further details in full post)