Sunday, May 02, 2010

On my way to work...

Years ago, before I went back to school to learn animation, I kept a small sketchbook - 5.5" x 8.5" or smaller - on the bus ride to work, and filled up several of them over two and a half years with drawings, mostly in pen, of my fellow passengers on their own way to the salt mines. Then a move out to the boonies put me beyond the area served by Translink, and I had to take a carpool to work, which meant no more drawings of other bus riders. After three years of carpooling, I'd fallen out of the habit of sketching other people inconspicuously, and I'd lost the nerve to try to regain it. Lately, though, out of anxiety over time lost during the trek to Big Bad Boo, where I now work, I took it up once again, and have managed to produce a few presentable drawings. Here they are: