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From My Sketchbook – Rhymes and Doodles

Holy tamale!
He’s melancholy.
His eyes are downcast, 
With brows at half mast.

From My Sketchbook – Rhymes and Doodles

His expression was fraught,
In the pose that I caught.
So I channeled good will
Through the lines of my quill.

From My Sketchbook – Forensic Art?

I was away from home these past two weeks playing with the New York City Ballet up in Saratoga, NY.  With 3 rehearsals and seven shows per week, there was not a whole lot of time for sketching or cartooning.  Being in a hotel and having maid service and the chance to watch late night TV in bed was a nice perk, though.  In addition to lots of Food Network shows, my husband and I watched quite a few episodes of Forensic Files.  The latter got me thinking about what it takes to be a forensic artist, and if it is something I would ever be interested in doing (or could do.)  After digging a little online, I was surprised to learn that there are only about 30 full-time forensic artists working in the US.  The field is obviously tiny and highly specialized.  According to this article, becoming a forensic artist is usually somewhat of a round-about process which almost always involves working for law enforcement in a different capacity.  I was also intrigued to …