• Sketches from the Impeachment Trial

    1 month ago - By Gurney Journey

    Art Lien for New York Times. Art Lien has been a witness to history as he sketches the impeachment trial in Washington, DC.
    Art Lien says: "Some members took up a second activity, like fidget spinning or doodling. He says that he is only allowed to bring simple drawing tools into the Senate chambers to produce the line work. He is forced to paint the washes later from memory.
    Art Lien's normal beat is the Supreme Court. Here's a video profile .
    Most professional courtroom sketch artists work in federal jurisdictions, as many state courts have allowed cameras to cover their proceedings...
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