Today was a LOT of fun but also much harder – not only because of the painting but also because I was much closer to my subjects and in a more obvious seat in the cafe. As a result of my physical location, a number of people (including the cafe owner) spoke to me and at one stage most of the people in the cafe were aware that I was sketching. Aagh! The great thing was that I was very relaxed about it, while previously this would have added pressure and caused me to panic a little with my lines. Ah! it’s so good to be more comfortable!
I am glad that I had paced myself for this challenge by starting with simple line sketches before adding colour. I hope that you can read my hand written notes as I don’t have much time to type up my thoughts today.
During the afternoon, I did some more research related to what I have found hard during the day. When you sketch moving people you really need to have a lot of knowledge in your head to rely on and sketch from memory.