Jerry In Tienmu

Jerry in Tienmu, Taiwan, Ink on Brown Paper, 19.5 x 27 cm, 1:6:17 by David Lloyd

Ink on Brown Paper, 19.5 x 27 cm

This is a portrait of my good old friend Jerry, drawn as we chatted after a day of skating in his neighbourhood of Tienmu,Taipei. He is the filmer from the other drawings.

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Jerry Filming John, Tienmu, Taiwan

Jerry Filming John 2, Tienmu, Ink on Brown Paper, 19.5 x 27 cm, 1:6:17 by David Lloyd

Ink on Brown Paper, 19.5 x 27 cm, 1/6/17

This Ink drawing was done just after the previous one and is of my old Taiwanese friend Jerry filming another good old friend called John Richardson. This picture was drawn while Jerry was stationery for a few moments as he prepared to follow John with the camera. It was easier to capture the filmer than the the skater as the movement was less for the most part!

Jerry Filming John, Tienmu, Taiwan

Jerry Filming John, Tienmu, Ink on Brown Paper,27 x 19.5 cm, 1:6:17 by David Lloyd

Ink on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 1/6/17

This is an Ink sketch of two good old friends of mine John and Jerry, it was done during a day of street skating in Tienmu, Taiwan. It was drawn from life near the end of the day when my legs had said “enough skating” and they were filming a line of tricks, hence the extra arm on John during his trick! He was doing a trick called a Nollie Backside Tailslide on the ledge and I tried to draw him in action, which was very difficult because of the ever changing body shape and position of each attempt he had. It is always a challenge to try to capture someone in motion and this was possibly the most difficult challenge I’ve had as the trick and motion was over in a matter of seconds. A lot of fun though!