These simple minimalist marker sketches on brown paper may look like simple minimalist marker sketches on brown paper. Indeed that is what they are. But there's more. These images helped make a strong point at Cal State University Northridge in 2007 when I was teaching there. The point being that you don't necessarily need to make a big fuss about drawing from life. A simple minimalist statement can create an effective impression. You don't really see anything yet each one of these ladies are communicating with everyone that casts their eyes upon therm. A lot of return for the effort put forth.