Thursday, October 01, 2009

Moleskine sketches #2

I just got back from New York, I went to visit my Uncle David. Unfortunately he's very sick with cancer. He's more than just "an uncle of mine", I care for him dearly. I was going to be there before a serious surgery that he's got to go through, but last minute they re-scheduled his surgery for October 6Th. For those of you who actually read this blog, I would appreciate your prayers for my Uncle. Thank you.

While in New York, I did manage to do a few pages of sketches in my favorite sketchbook, my moleskine. I stayed with my friend Fred Harper who lives near Wall Street. The drawing on the left was sketched of Fred while he was sketching. We were in a low lit Pub/Restaurant it was like drawing in the dark . . . I didn't know what it looked like until we got back to his place. A fun sketch anyways.

The sketch on the right is of a man who fell fast asleep on the subway somewhere in Manhattan. I couldn't resist.

Just a reminder that my next class at


Blogger Steve Harpster said...

Sorry to hear about your uncle. My wife lost both her parents to cancer two years ago and it was horrible. Just know that your uncle appreciates you being there for him. I hope everything works out for the best.

1:32 PM  
Blogger Seven said...

My prayers and thoughts are with your Uncle and family! Nice study sketches and love the emotion you have captured in their faces.

1:39 PM  
Blogger Terry Wolfinger said...

My thought and prayers are with you my friend. I went threw this with my mom and know how tough these times are. Hang in there...

1:52 PM  
Blogger Chris Davis said...

Jason I'm praying for healing for your Uncle in the name of Jesus. I pray He will comfort you and the rest of your family along the way. Tho I can't understand your pain I know that God is able to all things for those who believe. I will be praying healing be in His will for you Uncle.

2:22 PM  
Blogger Aaron Wilkin said...

Hey Jason, Sorry to hear about your uncle. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

2:50 PM  
Blogger gcastro3d said...

I too will be praying for your uncle and family.

God Bless.

4:59 PM  
Blogger Chuckdrywall said...

god bless

5:22 PM  
Anonymous Daniel said...

Two things I was wondering: What did you sketch these with & What is all that writing that is present by a lot of your sketches?

Hopefully your uncle will beat back this horrible disease, maybe one day we'll finally get a cure.

8:03 PM  
Blogger echi said...

Hey Jason,
You and your uncle have my thoughts and prayers. Keep up the good work, keep yourself strong for him and don't despair. We are all part of a bigger plan ;)

8:31 PM  
Blogger Tooninator said...

my thoughts will be with you and your uncle. All the best.

nice sketches.

9:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prayers out.

Sitting at the DMV the other day, I was making several people nervous by sketching them. Sleeping subjects would be less prone to movement too.

9:46 PM  
Blogger Scott said...

Going through something similar and know how it feels. Life is so prescious.

1:47 AM  
Blogger Moyse said...

Watched my uncle go through the same thing Jason, it's just horrible. My thoughts go out to you and your uncle's family.

Great sketches!

1:59 AM  
Blogger Antonio Radovcic said...

Wish your uncle and you all the best!

6:10 AM  
Blogger Restrepo said...

Wonderful sketches, very cool, as usual! I'll have to your uncle in my prayers.

6:37 AM  
Blogger ARI said...

Fantastic sketches. I finished watching your Sketch DVD yesterday and I have to say that It was a fastastic work as well. I´m also sending energy to your uncle.

11:32 AM  
Blogger Sam Nielson said...

I wish so badly I could do life drawings this beautiful.

2:30 PM  
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1:10 AM  
Blogger Kaexi said...

Sorry to hear about that, I'll pray for him...dun worry, be happy!

1:11 AM  
Blogger Don Coker said...

Hang in there, Jason. Thoughts and prayers surround you and your uncle.

7:49 PM  

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