I used to sketch and doodle wherever I went. Sadly, the sketching stopped a long time ago. The doodling continued, unabated, through every boring business meeting and conference call. I am now itching to begin sketching again.
|DOODLING RUN AMOK.|
While going through some more of my “stuff” this morning, I came across an old pocket-sized sketchbook containing a quick study I did in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in November 1981. It’s not much, but it brought back memories of lounging poolside with Jerry three months into our story. It was a time when Jerry still wore a Speedo and I was still (blissfully ignorant) striving for the perfect tan.
|MEMORIES OF SPEEDOS AND SUNTANS.|
15 thoughts on “A Sketch and a Doodle”
We have been fascinated by the 'doodle' and the way in which all the figures fit together like a human jigsaw puzzle.
And, the sketch is most powerfully drawn and conveys immediately sun, sea and sand!
Keep sketching or doodling, your work is good. Perhaps you will share more as well.
J&L: Thanks for the very kind words. I had done a few of those specific "doodles." I would start with a figure that just floats off my fingers and then add others that "belong" in the spaces and angles that figure (and each additional figure) creates. It's addictive.
Scott: I really appreciate the encouragement. I do have some more [really old] work I'll share and I hope to start creating again.
That's fantastic work! Good Job! I'm jealous. I can't draw for nothin! m.
Oh, to be able to wear a speedo again!
Such talent! You should design jewelry or something! 😉
Aw, Frank, you can still wear a Speedo if you want.
Walt: Thanks! Got any other great career ideas?
Well, you could just say the hell with it and retire to Spain.
Walt the Fourth: Brilliant idea! Thanks for thinking of it. I think we can make it happen by July!
Your doodling is excellent. It looks a bit like a Beatles album cover, doesn't it?
And your "bum" sketch is luscious (or is it the bum which is luscious)?
Craig: It does? Which album? And thanks and yes!
Mark: Thanks. But you clearly have so many other talents and you're a great photographer.
Now THAT'S doodling! Oh for those 'speedo days' again!
Jim: I still have a Speedo… but I wear gym shorts over it. Wonder why I bother with the Speedo.
Mitch – I suppose it reminded of the Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band cover with it's 60's influence. But probably only I would think that!!