Drummers in Portland

June 16, 2011

I was in a square in Portland sketching this statue of Abe Lincoln when these drummer guys came up to me and looked at the drawing and told me a little background about the statue. They said that it was done towards the end of the Civil War when all the stress and pressure of the war and his personal life really started to show. In the statue you could see that he was more haggard and worn down than in most depictions of him.

Later on I did a quick gesture sketch of the drummer guy.

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