Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Veranda Greek Taverna

Lemon Water...nothing like it refreshes.

We sat outside at the Greek restaurant last night waiting for our meal. It was a pleasant evening. Just a whisper of a breeze. After the waitress served the lemon water and went off to fetch our hors d'oeuvres, I sketched the water glass.

We talked with our guests staying with us for the TESOL class nearby and laughed at the events of the day.

By the time the waitress came back, I was watercoloring the glass. Since the illustrated journaling class I've become a bit bolder sketching in public. (Remember "It's only a sketch.") So when she came back she wanted to show it to the other servers in the restaurant. Then she took a few pictures of the sketch.

She was from Russia and spoke terrific English. She has only been here for 10 months! Of course, she majored in English before arriving in the United States, but still.

I added some of the text later in the day.

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere. - Gilbert K. Chesterton


kitty said...

very nice...great drawing and nice story. Thanks for sharing!

dave terry said...

Thanks kitty.