It's been a sociable weekend
(and just when I wanted to immerse myself in 3D design!). Yesterday
two of my favourite artists called around, today it's my favourite
model who calls on us.
Alice is now four weeks old. I like those elegant
and expressive gestures she makes with her hands while she sleeps.
Eventually she wakes and stares at Barbara with the puzzled intensity
that babies are so good at. Juliet, her Mum, tells me that when
a baby is born it can focus on objects only to a distance of a foot
or so. Soon more distant objects start to come into focus and already
Alice is showing an interest in lights in town and trees in the
Not to mention looking with bewildered astonishment at Barbara.
Barbara must be used to that expression, she gets it from me often
I've included all the sketches I made because I so enjoyed doing
them and I think they work best as a series, giving an impression
of Alice relaxing without being being static. It's a zen thing.
My new Staedtler Professional is in need of a
refill so these are drawn with my old favourite, the Rotring