Thank God for sketchbooks, or I might not create at all. I did this in the parking lot of a thrift store my wife and mother-in-law were browsing, while sitting in the van with the kids.
I wanted an interesting face to draw/paint, so I Googled “funny face”, and I was drawn to a certain black and white photo of a man contorting his face just so.
I haven’t seen or talked with my dad since sometime in the mid 90′s. We had a falling out. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 59, alone – well alone in the sense that he had no family around. He was in his childhood hometown, Placerville, California, and his brother lived in Pollock Pines, and his father in Sacramento. I assume he had friends at the assisted living home he was in at the…
I went to Japan in 2005 for 8 days. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. We got to see Kakegawa castle while we were there, although it was closed for repairs.
Boy, twins are a lot of work! The lack of output here on this blog is mostly due to the business (read, busy-ness) of taking care of infant identical twin girls. Oh, but do I love them immensely! I wouldn’t trade the experience for the world, or all the art in it.
I do, however, use that as a crutch… an excuse of sorts because I am able to do some things in short spurts. For example: