tMy favorite teapot belonged to my (formidable) grandmother and dates from the 1920s or 30s, I suppose. It has seen much use and can tell many stories--it served tea at my mother's wedding, for example. So it makes an excellent subject for sketching. A first sketch a couple years ago (already?):
But lately, I've become a bit irreverent. I've used it for blind sketches done in the Sketch Club--Oh, yes, a friend and I now have a Sketch Club. Members include two grandmothers (founding members), and whichever kids and grandkids happen to be in town. Strictly for fun, once a week.
I just love those lines. It seems to me the teapot has taken on more life, more personality. The one on the right seems to be flexing its muscles (you go, girl!), while the one on the left seems to be in a prissy snit with nose in the air. Art has to be very fast, lately.