We've had tough weather this February. Remember, I'm reporting from Canada's west coast, where winter can end any time after January 1. Today is 5 degrees
Celsius - balmy compared to usual weather in the rest of Canada at the end of February. Mild as it sounds, it's cold, windy, and grey: downright depressing. Some
years, spring is well under way by this date.
Speaking of depression, it's something with which I coexist. I do have manic times as well: I love those times. Some years are balanced. Some years, manic even
dominates (good years, those ones:). Some years, though, depression dominates - the year to date, for example. I will admit that those years tend to precede manic
ones; I have high hopes that trend will continue.
To today's sketch: Brady Black from Days.
I couldn't find a picture of Brady that I thought looked like him. I found pictures of the actor (Eric Martsolf) that
don't look like Brady Black (to me); however, I couldn't find a face-on picture of him I liked. Therefore, this sketch is done from memory: it's what I think
Brady looks like.
As I've often mentioned before: When you're the artist, you get the privilege of changing the subject's appearance. I don't think the goal is to purposely try to make
the person look different from how they really do; rather, it's to highlight features that the artist finds more important.
Thanks for dropping in on this wild, windy, wet night. Hope you like Brady.