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I used to do self portraits all the time…haven’t done one in a while and what I notice most is that my skin has changed. More wrinkles, more folds. In my 30′s I still looked like I was in my twenties. I think I’m catching up with myself and starting to look my age. Yikes.
From our recent trip to Brooklyn. Just like old times, I took him for a walk along Ocean Parkway and the steady rush of cars put him right to sleep. He napped in the front yard while I sat on the stoop and sketched. It was a nice afternoon.
Now that Milo is addicted to Dan Zanes & Fred Garbo DVD’s, it’s much easier to draw him. He actually sits still for extended periods! On mornings that Julie needs to sleep in, Milo and I eat poached eggs and watch DVD’s.Note the vacant stare. Also note the slumping posture, clearly inherited from his dad. Sorry, kid.
Now that the cold and grey of November has arrived, I find myself remembering summer, and my stinky sandals. I just found this sketch I did back in August:
Sometimes Milo actually sits still long enough for me to draw him. Not often, but sometimes. He was lost in thought after eating a big plate of roasted sweet potatoes. Then I let him have a turn…