Life drawing. I recall Paul Emsley leaning over my shoulder and whispering to me, tongue-in-cheek, “so James, are you going to make another beautiful drawing today?”. Not sure they were ever ‘beautiful’, but this is one of them.
Daughter 2 on her 7th birthday, and Winter Oak at the Noordhoek Common
John Updike, “America’s last true man of letters” was an interesting character. Not many know that his early desire was to be a cartoonist, and ironically, that the ‘cartoon connection’ was what engaged him in a literary relationship with The New Yorker, which itself greatly contributed to his rise in fame and influence. It must […]
Pen and pencil drawings of the children from youngest to oldest, littlest excluded