Speechless - student project

I'm not a very good drawer at all! Please excuse the poor attempts below - i'm trying out the idea of quiet that has the potential to be loud... or forced quiet...

  • "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"Speechless - image 1 - student project
    • buttoned up
    • pin drop
    • gagged
    Speechless - image 2 - student project
  • trying out characters without mouths at all:Speechless - image 3 - student project

Frustraighted with my poor drawing I have done a digital sketch to try and further my ideas:

Speechless - image 4 - student project

I'm interested in the idea of a crowded space where nonone wants to talk to each other