Faces On The Bakerloo

14 Nov

Ink drawing: kidfaceman.

Here are some more sketches done on tube trains, ideal for people-watching. This young man above was chatting to his friend and didn’t notice me – one of the few people talking on the London Tube! What struck me was his childlike face. His features were scrunched up into a much smaller area, unlike an average adult head. He was very animated and it’s a challenge to draw someone who’s smiling, laughing and talking so much. Reasonable likeness though.

The stylish man below was engrossed in his paper. He wore a large and expensive looking watch and a typical looking old-school tie. Drawing on the Tube is difficult because it’s so shaky and the line wobbles all over the place, but I like the effect.

Ink drawing: The Watchman.

They’re drawn in Faber Castell Pitt drawing pen size ‘S’ into an ‘Artbox’ recycled leather-bound A6 sketchbook.

 

 

 

 

2 Responses to “Faces On The Bakerloo”

  1. Roberta November 14, 2011 at 22:32 #

    How neat it would be to just be able to sketch as you do anywhere you go.. I have shared your link with one of my son’s who is an artist too..

    • Rosie Scribblah November 14, 2011 at 22:47 #

      Aw thank you Roberta. I love drawing, can’t stop myself from doing it lol

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