Part of my daily sketching practice involves interaction with people around me. Sometimes the people involved notice they are being drawn , curious about the outcome they come up timidly asking permission to have a peek. Other times people just curious about the creative process as it happens live and ask permission to watch […]
Inspiration plays an important role in re- enchatment of the Arts. In writing this post, I am using few presupposed and self evident truths about the current state of the Arts.
One, is the need for re-enchantment of the Art. I have taken this term from Suzi Gablik’s book by the same name where she criticises […]
About a year ago I have escaped or so I thought,the war zone of Middle East only to find that terrorism doesn’t confine itself to one region anymore. As I was sketching this French couple in the cozy atmosphere of my regular place, I had some thoughts on how creativity and art are influenced by […]
August is ending and I am back at my favorite cafe. It is bloody hot in Budapest makes me wish I would be somewhere in Alaska.It was a very busy summer with continuation of renovations of our apartment, visiting Viena , making arrangements for the arrival of my son , vacationing with family in […]
Apart from the sheer pleasure of doing it, here are some of my observations after doing it for quite few years. Eye -hand coordination First and foremost, I would say that sketching generally and not only in cafe has a very beneficial influence on gathering confidence trough proficiency with a gradual enhancement of eye-hand […]
Summer is here and with it the opportunity to do some cityscaping. One of the privileges of living in a beautiful city, I guess is the fact that the eye can feast in almost any direction it looks. In the photo above, I have started a new composition yesterday in my neighbourhood of Rose Hill in […]