A second perk of visiting Connecticut: brunch at O'Rourke's! My friend Matt lives a few blocks away so when I'm visiting we usually go a couple of times. This visit we went two days in a row, and I took advantage of being an early-riser to get a sketch in each day before food. This first one I did from across the intersection, and I was trying something a little different with the lighting.
My second day sketch I did from right outside the diner. There were more passersby, and some brunchers stopped by to check out my sketch before they went in to eat. Soon, Brian (O'Rourke, chef and owner!) came out to see what I was doing, and even sent someone out with a pitcher of water for me, complete with straw! I went a little more realistic with the lighting for this one.
And here's a picture of me, Brian, and the finished sketch!