Monday, July 09, 2007

A Midsummer Night's Dream.

We were offered 2 tickets for the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park as a wedding present. The Play was "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare.
I have to say that I wasn't really keen to seat down for almost 3 hours watching a play as it was such a lovely evening and that didn't happen for few weeks in London.
The play was fantastic! and the cast amazing! I really enjoyed it and highly recommend it, the open air theatre is a beautiful setting (if it's not pouring down with rain).
Here are few sketches from the play.






25 comments:

Matt J said...

That blind dude is looking RIGHT AT YA!!! He KNEW you were drawing man! Sweet 'thespian' sketches- the one of Bottom is funny. 'Midsummer's' a play ripe for visual interpretation.

prottis said...

Ciao Stef!! Even though stylized, those drawings are effective as always.I have colored two my designs to the stefstyle, if you want give a glance to they.
Prottis

Cat Scott said...

i'm impressed with your ability to capture moving people so quickly. I need to practice my "fast drawing." Oh, and have i mentioned that your boat drawing below is fantastic?

Elliot said...

I am impressed by your wife, who is much nicer than you.

Stef said...

- Matthieu!
Am I going to see your orange face before leaving the old Europe?

- I'm going to have a look prottis, thanks.

- Hey Cat! Thank you very much.

- Ah!

Matt J said...

Ah, malheureusement je pense pas mais je te envoyer un photo de mon visage bronzé!!

(Verification word is 'iazftnur'-which I'll take as my name when I convert to Islam!)

Grant Alexander said...

Really fun observations!

Anita Califa said...

man your line is beautiful. ill be back soon.

nice to meet your art!

Stef said...

- Ah oui! une jolie photo de toi.

- Thanks for popping by Grant!

- Thanks Anita.

J said...

Awesome sketches Stef!
These are cooking!

Oscar Grillo said...

I have tickets for "No Sex, We're British"

Elliot said...

I have tickets for "No British Please, We're Argentinian".

Anonymous said...

you have talent and i am awed by your sketches. btw, i found your site from Google. hehe. keep up the good work and i also read about your designed on Pixar's Ratatouille, It's cute! Congrats.. OMG I LOVE YOU! =) sign me up cos im a fan from now on. :D

M. Eva Lana

Tim Bye said...

These are fab - I love your style!

mish said...

I really like the old guy second from bottom - reminds me of the one from Poltergeist II, apologies if he is a friend of yours. . .
I find it so difficult to sketch random strangers - I feel it's such an imposition. I'm really looking forward to the life drawing Kat & Matt are organising.

Stef said...

- Thank you James. I'm moving to California this September, and I might go sometimes to Pixar to visit my friend Bolhem, I'd love to meet you one day when I'm there, love your work.

- Oscar, Elliott, I have tickets now for "let's get together again soon for some food and drinks"

- Very kind of you M. Eva Lana, and thanks for loving me.

- Thanks Tim.

- Do you want to draw or sit for us at the life drawing course?

Phritz said...

Sehr gut. Fleshed-out pics of Shakespearean characters---imagine the court of Oberon---(or Prospero/Caliban, witty Iago and his stooge Otello. etc. etc.---would be quite delightful). Or some close ups of the Rude Mechanicals and that baron of dilletantes, Peter Quince........Grafix novels are hot hot hot............

mish said...

oh draw - not sit.
I could get models if you needed them though?

Bo said...

This makes me so happy I was an actress in A Midsummers Night Dream. The performance out side was so exhilarating! But rehearsal was exhausting the weather was So HOT one day and pouring down rain the next. The Wall sketch made me chuckle considering my best friend was the wall and he is the coolest person with an amazing personality ever.

It is one of the coolest Shakespeare plays to experience out doors!

Stef said...

Thank you very much for popping by Bo! I'm very happy you like the sketches, that's the best reward for me when somebody connect to my work and even better when it's somebody who was acting in the play.
I enjoyed it so much, my wife and I had a fantastic time! you guys were amazing!
Which part did you play? Did I sketch you?
Thanks again!

Stef

Bo said...

No you didn't sketch me =( i was one of Titania's main fairy, Peaseblossom! I'm glad you enjoyed it. Amazing work!

Stef said...

shame I didn't sketch you. We weren't allowed to take photos, so it was a good opportunity to practice fast sketching while watching a play.
Are you in an another play now?

Bo said...

no not right now taking a slight break planning on it this spring

bo said...

i'm actually moving back to kansas city in the summer so i'll see if i can land something there or up in st.joe

Stef said...

Ah OK! you're here in the U.S too! I thought you were in London. I went to Kansas City 3 months ago when I arrived in the States, you can see some of the sketches I've done there in one of my post. I loved it! Very good meat there, I had those fantastic ribs.