Quiet time at the library

I spent a quiet couple of hours in the library sketching between reading. Just little portraits of people in the library: Thinking, listening, reading.  The quiet of the library affects how I work: Slowly, and more precisely ( well, at least comparatively).

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And between it all, I sketched a little detail from a piece by one of my all-time favorite artists. His pieces are so beautifully composed, with dark and light shapes fitting together like an intricate jigsaw puzzle.library5.jpg

And more library portraits, this one my favorite from the day.library1

Libraries never cease to amaze me. Even the littlest neighborhood has a library with thousands of books. We’re lucky here in the Unites States to have such easy (and free) access to so many books.

About Suhita Shirodkar

obsessive-sketcher. graphic designer.
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8 Responses to Quiet time at the library

  1. You are amazing at this! Just getting better and better sketch by sketch. Loved your work as always ^_^

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  2. dorandana says:

    Your sketches are lovely, what strikes me most is the movement of your lines, it brings such great life to the image.

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  3. joreimer says:

    What a fine idea, to sketch at the library! Now I have my morning assignment.

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  4. TheArtistOnTheRoad says:

    Beautiful work Suhita! I too am a big fan of Lautrec’s work. I’ll put libraries on my list of places to draw on a rainy day!

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  5. Soni McFarland says:

    I love these !! Beautifully done & inspiring me to continue doing more of these toe studies with variety of Tri-colored pencils & a tan toned sketchbook

    You make everything colorful & whimsical – bravo

    Soni

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  6. minniepmeno says:

    Inspirational, thank you.

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  7. karyssaadair says:

    …off to the library.

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