Today I was able to get an early start in the studio and decided to devote the first 1/2 hour to Thursdays drawing instead of waiting until the end of the day.
For the latest session on Sorrow, I went to work on the lower left-hand corner of the fabric, being mindful that while this drawing is of a statue, there still remains a certain look to achieve in order for the viewer to visualize that the subject is smooth-flowing fabric. The surface is Strathmore Vellum, using 4H, 2H, HB, B and 2B.
Sorrow is such a powerful word to describe emotion, I believe it comes from deep within the gut – perhaps because sorrow leaves its imprints on our soul. I felt this emotional pull the moment I laid eyes on the image . . . ah well, to be continued another day.
Such patience and care you take with all of your drawings. Worth waiting for,
Thanks Elena – this piece is very relaxing to draw.
Folds of grey shades are really coming along nicely Mary …
Thanks Poppy. I’m hoping once all the fabric is done, the refining will give a smoother appearance.
Very good it is starting to take shape great texture
I started with my time out’s too
see if I can continue
Thanks Doris – it will take a few weeks, but definitely not as long as prior subjects. Hope you post your time out.
I did this time, I will continue to post if I can, will try to do them
you are doing a wonderful job making this an educational and emotive experience.
Thanks Craig! There is something about the day I saw the statue, it stood out as “the one” to draw next. We’ll see how it goes.
Mary always great to pop over and see your progress and super details coming along.
Thanks Doron for your nice comments! Hope you had a nice weekend.
Had you told us before? – I’ve only just realised that it’s a pietà …
Hi M.R. thanks – I think my first post on this drawing I mentioned it.
Missed it. Dunno how. 😦