This year Seattle’s APRIL Literary Festival asked me to do portraits of the readers at two different events. I had about ten minutes to create a sketch while each author or speaker (and a chihuahua in a wig) was reading. I then added color and detail from memory when I returned to my studio.

APRIL seance 1 lowres APRIL seance 2 lowres APRIL seance 3 lowres APRIL seance 4 lowres APRIL PPND 1 lowres APRIL PPND 2 lowres APRIL PPND 3 lowres APRIL PPND 4 lowres
ink and watercolor on paper
Approximately 8″ x 6″ each