Hello everyone, hope you've all had a lovely weekend?
This week, Tea & Crayons will be illustrating strangers for you. I picked this theme because I think it's quite challenging to draw people you don't know, (often) quickly, capturing their character before they guess what you're doing and either a) move away or b) start posing. Which ruins it. (or c), chase you away. Scary.)
I sit amongst hundreds of strangers every day on the tube, but it's a very cramped place so drawing someone feels weird. I guess you just have to get over it; most of the time they probably don't think you're doing it.
It also forces us to observe people in their daily life, gets us out of our comfort zones a bit and means we have to carry a sketchbook everywhere!
Look out for our '....illustrates Strangers' posts all this week!
Rachel L x