August Boomerangs

August Header: Boomerang

I think she was French. A young man was trying to teach her to throw a boomerang in the City Botanic Gardens. Fortunately for me they were dedicated, if not skilled. I enjoy drawing people in somewhat repetitive motions – they don’t look as bored as train passengers and you get some lovely poses as people dance around public squares, or attempt to concuss themselves in parks.

I took these out of my sketchbook (I will upload the page eventually) and edited them into sequence for the new August header for the blog.

In other news, I have less original art than I thought for Worldcon. It is mostly partly drawn, then scanned, and then experimented upon. This will be a lesson to me to make clean line art so that I don’t have to cut the matting board very precisely around the more peculiar sketches in the margins.

8 thoughts on “August Boomerangs

  1. Isn’t that how we all see boomerangs for the first time?
    “It’ll return? No. Really?”
    “Oh look: it’s turning!”


  2. This is charming, and I agree you have a good eye for catching moments such as these. I have no doubt you must be a good photographer as well.

    • Thank you Will, and I’m not. Not at all – I have pretty much given up on all forms of photography except reference photography, most of which will Never Be Seen By Anyone!

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