Monday, August 4, 2014

When a page is not enough to fit a sketch

The sketch doesn't fit on the page? No worries. That happened to me the other day while I sketched longshore workers at The Port of Seattle. I drew the person quickly first, but I got the proportions wrong. As I continued drawing after she had to get back to work, I realized that the giant forklift was not going to fit, so I pulled another sheet and used it as an extension of my page. You'll notice the two sheets on the photo above, next to the final result, which I colored and taped together later.

See the post on my Seattle Times blog.


  1. Thanks for the tip, the beautiful drawings, and the inspiring story. I was amazed to see that they can lift four of those containers at a time. Great story about the union leader and workers.