Late for class

My first-year students were working on contour drawings of objects on campus — the fire hydrant, a light standard, trees, the church tower — when along came Theebac, one of my third-year students. He slowed down, intrigued by what we were up to, and I’m not quite sure if I asked him to stop for a quick pose or if he offered. I grabbed my pencil and sketchbook, threw down a few lines to capture his compelling gaze, and off he went to class, perhaps a bit late.


8 Comments on “Late for class”

  1. Lee Kline says:

    This is a beautiful gesture. The quality of your line may fit the quality of the man. I like that you caught the tongue of his right shoe.

  2. Hi Shari, Your drawings always make me happy, so I’ve nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award

  3. Alison says:

    Great drawing Shari.You really captured the moment and the man.

  4. Chantal says:

    I was amazed when i saw you finish this outline in minutes. ._.

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