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man and bird drawing

migration I
migration 1
I found this sketch recently that I did when I was living in Japan. I was actually at work waiting for my student to arrive. While I waited I picked up some scratch paper and drew.   The scratch paper is dated Jan 10, 2009.

The bird just appeared but I liked how the figure and bird worked together. This drawing fits perfectly into my migration theme that I'm working on now.

 I hope everyone is having a good weekend and I look forward to seeing what everyone has been up to this week.

joining sunday sketches

Comments

Liz Powley said…
Nice use of crosshatching. Very atmospheric.

Liz
Wanda's Wings said…
Very nice.
Heather said…
a great little sketch. i agree, i like the use of cross hatching here.
It's fun to find old sketches, and revisit the time period in our lives, sometimes!
This is a great sketch and fantastic cross hatching. Love the face.
carol l mckenna said…
Great sketch ~ see some real depth in his face ~ (A Creative Harbor)
Unknown said…
This is a great sketch... love the line!
Lynn Cohen said…
How exciting to find an old or earlier drawing you did that resonates for you so well today. I love his expression, the fullness of his personality and that of the duck. Very well done and all the cross hatching makes it very dramatic!
Debbie said…
nice job! your cross hatching is really good!
Tam Hess said…
He has great texture, I love the lines! Happy SS, thanks for sharing!
Christine said…
very inspired sketch, I think!
Daniele Valois said…
This is incredible! I am in awe!
it's great when you can make something so intriguing while waiting around. excellent "migration".
cheers, dana
WrightStuff said…
I like the concept. You should explore this theme more.
Alicia C said…
what a great image! I love the man bird composite - it's fun to see one's old works
Tracey FK said…
I love this image and the cross hatching makes it so dynamic... great composition...xx
Tracy said…
I love the feeling of this sketch, Juana! There is a sense of anticipation about it. There is a bit of whimsy too. And the hatching technique heights the whole thing--it is wonderful! :o) Happy Week ((HUGS))

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