Hamburger Watching

At the risk of having made my last post ‘Ich Bin Ein Hamburger’ too long for my liking, I have a section two for my Hamburg adventure.

 

I had found myself with some spare time on my own so settled down at one of the outside tables of M&V Bar.  Here I drank tea and drew people that walked past and inspired me.  Please peruse the fruits of my labour:

 

pencil sketch of man in Hamburg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I liked how angular this guy’s face was.

 

 

pencil sketch woman wearing sunglasses in Hamburg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This lady made me think of some fly with her sunglasses so huge they almost eclipsed her face.

 

 

pencil sketch of faces

 

 

 

 

 

I’m not so pleased with old man face but I think I caught his life-bothers-me-but-not-as-much-as-your-face-does-right-now expression

 

 

pencil sketch of scruffy man

 

 

 

 

 

I really liked this scruffy trampy dude.  He was most interesting to draw and I think came out best!

 

pencil sketch of faces

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was quite impressed how vertical this lady’s hair managed to stay!

Dia de los Muertos Character Design

Here is a sketch I did to help with some costume and character design.  It was really fun putting it all together in the flesh and I made the can can skirt from scratch which I’m super chuffed with.  I started with a square bit of fabric and made a circle skirt thus discovering that ‘three’ can sod off: it seems pi is the magic number.  I was a little upset that despite following a love of art and creative activites, math still has to wangle its way in somewhere.  But despite treacherous navigation of school math, I produced a fully functioning can can skirt, yay!

costume and character design for dia de los muertos dance routine