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It is a difficult thing to stop drawing once you have begun the habit of doing so. I was watching an old Vincent Price film, The Hound of the Baskervilles and it had this rather rotund Scotsman getting all blustery about some hunt or other while at dinner. I immediately paused the film and sketched him with his fork raised in mid conversation. I just love the mutton chops!

To the left is a sketch of two ladies in period dress from an English film whose name eludes me. I thought the shot was elegantly framed and their interest in the menu card before them lent a wonderfully thoughtful expression to their features.

The final drawing is a “Bargue study” from that wonderful atelier drawing course.

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