Confessions of a researchaholic

March 20, 2019

Quick sketches

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I had no more than a few minutes to capture a glimpse of this body posture waiting on the platform for an arriving train.

Most of the passengers disembarked in the Palo Alto station. This girl remained sleeping soundly all the way through.

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Quick sketch of a train sleeper

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Quick sketch of a train sleeper

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I saw this interesting profile sitting in a conference room during lunch.

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Quick sketch of a lunch meeting attendee

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Quick sketch of a lunch meeting attendee

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This guy was happily eating his dinner and looking at his phone.

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Quick sketch of an evening train passenger

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March 19, 2019

Quick sketches of train passengers

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Quick sketch of a morning train passenger

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Quick sketch of a morning train passenger

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Quick sketch of a train passenger

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March 18, 2019

Quick sketch of a neighborhood cat

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This cat likes to walk around the block with grace and greet me when I am around.

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Quick sketches of train passengers

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I woke up at 5:45 am thinking I got plenty time and thus I almost missed the train were it not delayed by about two minutes.

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Quick sketch of a morning train passenger

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On an evening train, I drew this guy sitting on a lower deck from a shaky upper deck.

March 17, 2019

Drawing from an IMDB profile picture

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The proportions, which I did not spend a lot of time fine tuning as my main goal was to practice sparse coloring, are a bit off, so the subject is probably unidentifiable.

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Drawing from an IMDB profile picture

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Drawing from an IMDB profile picture

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March 15, 2019

Quick sketches during a company happy hour

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I had more time to draw the relatively stationary reader than the animated singer.

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Quick sketch of a book reader

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Quick sketch of a book reader

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Quick sketch of a singer

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Quick sketch of a singer

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Quick sketch from memory

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I saw this guy in one of the company cafeterias during lunch. I did not bring drawing tools then, and drew this sketch from visual impression afterwards.

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Quick sketch from visual memory

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Quick sketch from visual memory

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March 14, 2019

College cheating scandal

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I am not sure what kind of lessons these parents are trying to teach their kids by cheating with college admissions; maybe they have successfully cheated towards their own career successes and believe their kids can follow suit.

March 12, 2019

Quick doodling with pen and paper

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I still draw with physical mediums when the circumstances appear.

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Quick doodling with pen and paper

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Quick sketch of a sleeping train passenger

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Sleeping people tend to move less and thus are easier to draw.

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Quick sketch of a sleeping train passenger

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