2 Comments Published by Dave Terry on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 8/29/2007 08:37:00 PM.
I've got an addiction. I've been sketching while waiting at stoplights. I may need help.
What this means is that I'm not reading at the stoplights but instead I'm sketching.
It's a tricky thing, this sketching at stoplights. I keep a watchful eye on the car in front of me. I don't want people beeping at me when the light changes.
I bought a little 3.5 x 5.5 book with 128 pages. It's small and handy and I use the small elastic band to hold two ZIG pens.
The sketchbook I bought was a Handbook sketchbook.
If you're going to try this, I have a few suggestions:
2) Have several sketches in progress. Don't worry about unfinished sketches when the light changes. You can always add more detail on your next commute. And that's the beauty of stoplight sketching when you commute, you can finish the next time through. You finish the sketch when you've added enough detail.
There you have it. Drawings from a red light stalker.