I got the Winter Garden early and got some breakfast. I sat by the window overlooking the Hudson and sketched the view of the river and the New Jersey skyline.
While eating breakfast and sketching the view I had a conversation with Robert who was sitting facing me at the next table. Once again sketching turns out to be a great ice-breaker. Ended up having a very enjoyable conversation with Robert who was an interesting guy.
Jim didn't show up for the sketch event which always creates a problem. I took advantage of the fact that Jeff was busy sketching - which is the same thing as posing. Did this quick sketch. I guess it could be call the Optional Jeff sketch:
I did a quick portrait of Barbara and later in the day when we were in the Pub she was joined by her friend Gene who I also sketched. Although I really like both these portraits I'm keenly aware that what I created was not flattering sketch of two lovely people. Since they're both involved in art I hope they'll consider these portraits "interesting".
Lastly as I sat sipping my beer in the Half King pub the guy at the next table seemed to practically be posing: