Friday, October 22, 2010

Subway-as-inspiration

I like to write on the subway. There's something wonderfully unpressured about sitting on the train, writing longhand. And, for me, being around a bunch of strangers who somehow don't feel like complete strangers is conducive to work.

Earlier today, on The New York Times website, I learned about a guy named Eric Molinsky who sketches people on the subway (on his iphone). He keeps a blog where he uploads his drawings, along with short notes about where he discovered his models.

It's fun to scroll through: