Friday, June 14, 2013 6:18 PM
Spotted this little guy on the Yellow line on the way to meet some friends for dinner before the Baths concert at Black Cat. He was literally dressed in the exact outfit as his mother who was hovering over him the entire time, they even had matching sunglasses. He was quite the adorable kid and was soaking up his surroundings. I should have taken a page from this kid’s book, as I was too busy jamming to my music to notice I had forgotten to get off at the Mt. Vernon exit…which was the last stop on my train. I begin to panic as the train came to a complete stop in the tunnel with no signs of movement. I literally contemplated pulling the emergency door open and jumping out and walking back, but thank god after pacing for 10 minutes we moved back in the opposite direction and was able to hop off. Let’s not try that one again. 
        Yellow Line Metro

Friday, June 14, 2013 6:18 PM

Spotted this little guy on the Yellow line on the way to meet some friends for dinner before the Baths concert at Black Cat. He was literally dressed in the exact outfit as his mother who was hovering over him the entire time, they even had matching sunglasses. He was quite the adorable kid and was soaking up his surroundings. I should have taken a page from this kid’s book, as I was too busy jamming to my music to notice I had forgotten to get off at the Mt. Vernon exit…which was the last stop on my train. I begin to panic as the train came to a complete stop in the tunnel with no signs of movement. I literally contemplated pulling the emergency door open and jumping out and walking back, but thank god after pacing for 10 minutes we moved back in the opposite direction and was able to hop off. Let’s not try that one again. 

        Yellow Line Metro

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Every Wednesday I’ll choose one person to be a Face of DC. Want to be drawn? Simply hashtag a photo for me to reference with #facesofdc on instagram and voilá! You must live in the DC Metro area and be following @thefacesofdc on instagram to qualify. 
This week’s winner is Wade with a pretty epic photograph … congrats dude, I can smell the bro from here. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Every Wednesday I’ll choose one person to be a Face of DC. Want to be drawn? Simply hashtag a photo for me to reference with #facesofdc on instagram and voilá! You must live in the DC Metro area and be following @thefacesofdc on instagram to qualify. 

This week’s winner is Wade with a pretty epic photograph … congrats dude, I can smell the bro from here. 

Thursday, June 06, 2013 7:10 PM
This chick was standing with her equally unique looking friend right by the doors on the train today. It was one of those wait forever for the train to show up and when it does it’s already packed to the brim kind of days. The kind where people will still relentlessly try and mash onto an already full train like it’s the last one leaving before the apocalypse. Ripe from leaving a Gin Mixology class and a whiskey tasting at work I luckily managed to jump on with enough standing room. However, for the next following stops this girl cracked the whip on anyone trying to jump aboard, all while coping a pretty sassy attitude in the process…let’s just say you didn’t want to cross her, so I decided to draw her.
        Red Line Metro

Thursday, June 06, 2013 7:10 PM

This chick was standing with her equally unique looking friend right by the doors on the train today. It was one of those wait forever for the train to show up and when it does it’s already packed to the brim kind of days. The kind where people will still relentlessly try and mash onto an already full train like it’s the last one leaving before the apocalypse. Ripe from leaving a Gin Mixology class and a whiskey tasting at work I luckily managed to jump on with enough standing room. However, for the next following stops this girl cracked the whip on anyone trying to jump aboard, all while coping a pretty sassy attitude in the process…let’s just say you didn’t want to cross her, so I decided to draw her.

        Red Line Metro

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 08:47 AM
I boarded the metro this morning on the way to work and noticed this lady sketching across from me. It kept bothering me why this lady looked so familiar to me and then I noticed a bicycle tattoo on her leg and immediately knew who it was. This lady was the nude model for my freshman year drawing class at Virginia Tech. I died a little bit on the inside at the irony of the situation as I remember her not being the biggest fan of deodorant or well, shaving for that matter…anyways to be sure it was her I asked her on the way out of the train if she had done some “modeling” in Blacksburg awhile back and, alas, I was correct. She now is a drawing instructor here at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. It’s moments like these that remind you how small the world can be.
        Orange Line Metro

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 08:47 AM

I boarded the metro this morning on the way to work and noticed this lady sketching across from me. It kept bothering me why this lady looked so familiar to me and then I noticed a bicycle tattoo on her leg and immediately knew who it was. This lady was the nude model for my freshman year drawing class at Virginia Tech. I died a little bit on the inside at the irony of the situation as I remember her not being the biggest fan of deodorant or well, shaving for that matter…anyways to be sure it was her I asked her on the way out of the train if she had done some “modeling” in Blacksburg awhile back and, alas, I was correct. She now is a drawing instructor here at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. It’s moments like these that remind you how small the world can be.

        Orange Line Metro

Monday, May 06, 2013 5:42 PM
This lady was posing quite hard on the crowded metro ride…there have been few moments in my life that I can look at someone and say definitively that the person I was looking at was an actual hooker, but I think that this was one of those moments. Homie was on a mission, I’m certain of it. Also not pictured was her clenching a landyard that read “Please pardon my dubstep” 
        Green Line Metro

Monday, May 06, 2013 5:42 PM

This lady was posing quite hard on the crowded metro ride…there have been few moments in my life that I can look at someone and say definitively that the person I was looking at was an actual hooker, but I think that this was one of those moments. Homie was on a mission, I’m certain of it. Also not pictured was her clenching a landyard that read “Please pardon my dubstep” 

        Green Line Metro

Monday, March 25, 2013 09:22 AM
It was quite the frigid, snowy morning on the metro today and this lady was clenching a multicolored anchor tote trying her hardest to channel some spring vibes. I’m with her, I’m over this shit snow-rain hybrid (snrain - best understood when pronounced as nasally as possible). Hopefully tomorrow will be warmer.
        Orange Line Metro

Monday, March 25, 2013 09:22 AM

It was quite the frigid, snowy morning on the metro today and this lady was clenching a multicolored anchor tote trying her hardest to channel some spring vibes. I’m with her, I’m over this shit snow-rain hybrid (snrain - best understood when pronounced as nasally as possible). Hopefully tomorrow will be warmer.

        Orange Line Metro

Friday, March 22, 2013 05:54 PM
The metro was terrible today, the car was packed to the brim and this chick decided to pull a monkey vice grip on the only available rain in front of us. Thus leaving me to flail around in my 2 inches of space with nothing to grab ahold of every squeaky stop. Furthermore, when things finally started to clear out a bit and a seat open up, surely she was the first to shove everyone aside to make a go for it. Well, in the process she manages to get her foot crushed by a fellow passenger and was wincing in pain for the next couple of stops. It was pretty gratifying, I don’t think anyone was aware of what was going on but I was tuned in for the show. Ever seen Grape Lady Falls on youtube? Yeah, her pain was similar to that, only with less floor rolling involved. I chuckled to myself and decided she will be my doodle victim today.
        Orange Line Metro

Friday, March 22, 2013 05:54 PM

The metro was terrible today, the car was packed to the brim and this chick decided to pull a monkey vice grip on the only available rain in front of us. Thus leaving me to flail around in my 2 inches of space with nothing to grab ahold of every squeaky stop. Furthermore, when things finally started to clear out a bit and a seat open up, surely she was the first to shove everyone aside to make a go for it. Well, in the process she manages to get her foot crushed by a fellow passenger and was wincing in pain for the next couple of stops. It was pretty gratifying, I don’t think anyone was aware of what was going on but I was tuned in for the show. Ever seen Grape Lady Falls on youtube? Yeah, her pain was similar to that, only with less floor rolling involved. I chuckled to myself and decided she will be my doodle victim today.

        Orange Line Metro

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 6:16 PM
This dude cracked me up, shortly before capturing this he was reading a book and I happened to look down and notice his pretty awesome Labrador bookmark. You know the ones that have a color palette reminiscent to that of the Foot Loops box and covered in puppy faces. The ones that were sold at the traveling book fairs and warmed the hearts of every 3rd grade kid…yeah one of those. As if this wasn’t humorous enough, after putting away his book he proceeds to pull out a Nokia phone teleported here straight from 1998. Judging by his lack of touch with the current times and his resistance to change, I’d put money on he that he was a politician. 
        Orange Line Metro

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 6:16 PM

This dude cracked me up, shortly before capturing this he was reading a book and I happened to look down and notice his pretty awesome Labrador bookmark. You know the ones that have a color palette reminiscent to that of the Foot Loops box and covered in puppy faces. The ones that were sold at the traveling book fairs and warmed the hearts of every 3rd grade kid…yeah one of those. As if this wasn’t humorous enough, after putting away his book he proceeds to pull out a Nokia phone teleported here straight from 1998. Judging by his lack of touch with the current times and his resistance to change, I’d put money on he that he was a politician. 

        Orange Line Metro

Sunday, March 17, 2013 3:05 PM

We met this lady on our last St.Patty’s day expedition. She is the bartender in the little known basement bar at the W Hotel and she knew how to whip up a mean cocktail…even with a wounded limb. She told us about how some of the people that even work there don’t know this tucked away gem exists. This would also not be the last time I would meet this lady, as I left my credit card at the bar moments after this was captured. I then had to go back on my lunch break at work the next day to retrieve it….casually aggressive Sunday.

Friday, March 15, 2013 05:40 PM
This picture may appear that this lady was sketched out by me looking at her however this is not the case…homegirl every time I looked over was straight mean mugging me. I started to feel uncomfortable, so I decided if she kept looking at me she was going to be my next doodle victim. I was also puzzled why she looked so deflated on a Friday at 5:30…long week I suppose?
        Orange Line Metro

Friday, March 15, 2013 05:40 PM

This picture may appear that this lady was sketched out by me looking at her however this is not the case…homegirl every time I looked over was straight mean mugging me. I started to feel uncomfortable, so I decided if she kept looking at me she was going to be my next doodle victim. I was also puzzled why she looked so deflated on a Friday at 5:30…long week I suppose?

        Orange Line Metro

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6:15 PM

While waiting on Anna to arrive at happy hour before seeing STRFKR at 9:30 Club, I was at the bar listening to this woman complain to her friend seated next to her.  She was stressed because her alcoholic daughter is interested in buying a house with her somewhere in DC….she however didn’t seem so keen on the idea. This lady likes to kick back after work with a few glasses of wine and doesn’t seem to think it will be sending a healthy message to her daughter. I was also astounded how much this lady looked like Gary Busey…the resemblance was eerie. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 5:36 PM
The metro was very crowded today and luckily I was pushed towards this lady. She was maybe 5 feet tall at best and I happened to catch her copping a look at the dude’s blackberry seated in front of us. I then noticed she was wearing a government lanyard around her neck….maybe she’s a spy I thought, or maybe she’s just nosey…but I liked the idea of her being a spy sent to extract information from this mystery congressman better. 
        Orange Line Metro

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 5:36 PM

The metro was very crowded today and luckily I was pushed towards this lady. She was maybe 5 feet tall at best and I happened to catch her copping a look at the dude’s blackberry seated in front of us. I then noticed she was wearing a government lanyard around her neck….maybe she’s a spy I thought, or maybe she’s just nosey…but I liked the idea of her being a spy sent to extract information from this mystery congressman better. 

        Orange Line Metro

Sunday, March 10, 2013 2:15 AM

This fellow wanted to take our picture with his Fancy antique Polaroid camera while we waiting in line to order pounds of chili cheese fries to shove down our gullots…because how else would you remember the poor food decisions made the night before? He was claiming to be the only photographer in the area operating under this idea of taking instant photos and selling them…the irony made me chuckle, so I told him I was going to take his picture and draw him.

Saturday, March 09, 2013 1:48 PM
This chick was rocking some sister wife realness, she was not only on another planet, she was in her own universe….the one inside her head of course. Who knows what she was pondering, but there was so much of her hair I don’t think her thoughts would be able to escape even if they tried. She looked her name would be Willow…yeah, Willow.
        Green Line Metro

Saturday, March 09, 2013 1:48 PM

This chick was rocking some sister wife realness, she was not only on another planet, she was in her own universe….the one inside her head of course. Who knows what she was pondering, but there was so much of her hair I don’t think her thoughts would be able to escape even if they tried. She looked her name would be Willow…yeah, Willow.

        Green Line Metro

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 09:29 AM
I wanted to be friends with this girl…partly because of her closely gripped box of Einstein’s Bagels this hungover morning and partly because the way she was telling stories to her friend was so animated. Homegirl would make an excellent actress in an over-the-top Tyler Perry movie. To only know what she was discussing so intently with her friend…I had my headphones on.
        Orange Line Metro

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 09:29 AM

I wanted to be friends with this girl…partly because of her closely gripped box of Einstein’s Bagels this hungover morning and partly because the way she was telling stories to her friend was so animated. Homegirl would make an excellent actress in an over-the-top Tyler Perry movie. To only know what she was discussing so intently with her friend…I had my headphones on.

        Orange Line Metro