Miles Davis Sketches.

Watching the documentary ‘Birth Of The Cool’ on the brilliant BBC Iplayer.
I think I prefer biographies and autobiographies in print than in film form.
The performances are still good though and the faces of the protagonists were mesmerising.
The usual rules about drawing from the TV applied. Not freezing the frames, not drawing or editing before or after the show and no re-watching. So here they are. The abstract part of the drawing is trying to capture ‘Miles runs the Voodoo down’ if you know that tune.

The lady is Frances Taylor Davis, who seemed absolutely gorgeous as a person. The photographs are by the master – Irving Penn.

Sorry about the lack of blogs, I’ve been busy on Graphics and other things… More soon.

About Trevor Mill

This is my work. Art & Design. The fruits of my labour. Commissions / projects welcome.
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