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Café sketches

For figurative oil paintings, I use my people sketches for references. Sitting in a café, trying to hide behind a coffee and sketching with subtlety, is always difficult for me. I always feel like intruding, so I really try hard to be quick and get it over with.

The following sketches were all done in Stillman and Birn sketchbook, alpha series, with a Prera fountain pen. Here and there I have added some touches of watercolour(the lunch which was first done in pencil, then the watercolour and then the pen lines were added) and with some I just added slight water touches to bleed the ink.

..enjoying a lunch at Café douceur..

Ronelle's art-sketching

…Two ladies at the coffee counter…

Ronelle's art-sketching-001

..a soloist performing away(I am very excited about the figurative oil painting from this one)

  Ronelle's art-sketching-005

..a few more faces..

aert collage peopleà la prochaine fois

Ronelle

2 responses

  1. Wonderful..tout Ronelle!

    November 8, 2014 at 8:58 pm

  2. These are great. Love the old man in his cap and the soloist.

    November 20, 2014 at 9:32 pm

Tthank you for your visit and comment, II appreciate it!

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