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Friday, May 16, 2014

Daily Life, Waiting, Jez Eden

I started the new theme a little early on Wednesday and yesterday with these perfect examples of our daily life.


Wednesday in the clinic waiting room, in a row of seats in the corner of a large waiting room for several clinics.  I twisted round to see if there was a person to draw and this was the only lady.  But of course rule 2 of drawing like this is that the person is called away as soon as you start to draw.

Tired of twisting my neck around I looked in front of me:


Faced with a long wall five feet away from me, I looked straight ahead and drew the painting on the wall.  I took notes of the colours and added these at home with watercolour, as I did with the others.


It looks as if there are no staff on duty today, and waiting time nil - ha ha.

Thursday, the third of my clinic visits this week.  Who said I don't get out enough?


Right in front of me today facing the same wall was the reception desk with nobody in attendance.  I know enough to just wait until somebody comes.  What was strange about this sketch was that when it was finished I realised that I had not included the sliding glass panels that covered half the open space.

9 comments:

  1. Glad you were able to make good use of your time at the clinics. Sketching is much more fun than leafing through the old magazines they have there. Nice sketches!!

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  2. I agree with Joan. Great sketches.

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  3. Thanks Joan and Gloria. I agree it's a good way to pass the time, but I tend to get tired after a few sketches.

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  4. Enjoying your 'daily life' sketches! Uniquely beautiful and so interesting. TFS. Hugs, Gayle.

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  5. I am sorry you have had to spend so darn much time in medical clinics lately Jez; but nice to see you putting the time to good use drawing. I especially like the flowers and the blue jacket hanging up in the last picture. All are fun to see and done well.

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  6. Your Daily Life drawings are great Jez. I take my sketchbook out with me and it certainly helps 1. take my mind of a hospital appointment and 2. passes the time. :-)

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  7. With all the waiting at clinics you have to do, it's good that you can sketch or you'd be bored out of your skull. I really like the one of the woman. Even though she left, you caught just enough of her.

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  8. I spend so much time at doctor visits and I always bring my drawing tote along. I never thought of drawing what I see around me. I'm going to try this next week, thank you. I am sorry you have to go to so many clinic appointments. I know it can be hard at times. Hugs, Rasz

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  9. Thank you for the comments everyone, they are always interesting to read and think about.

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