The last two were done really quickly. Again I'm trying to emulate some of the bloggers I admire. The portrait took longer, obviously. It went well to begin with and there was a likeness; then I fiddled with it, lost it, then did some reworking from memory. Not what I'd call a success.
Borders, Starbucks, Oxford. Brushpens in A6 pad. As usual she left. Sometimes I don't plan these right. I start directly with the lightest grey brushpen then lay in darker ones. Often though I get confused about the relative tonal values and keep having to go back and forth between the lighter and darker elements; sometimes it gets muddy
Starbucks, Oxford. Brushpen in an A6 pad. I was looking around for people to sketch and spotted this guy sketching someone else. That's never happened before. He looked as furtive as I probably do when I'm looking at my subject and trying not to be noticed.