A figure study

   Last weekend, Sunday evening… A quiet evening in the studio, bringing the final touches to the nude study I started earlier in the month.

These are moments that I cherish – just left alone with the piece, focusing on its harmony and on playing with the color dust. Sometimes in silence, sometimes with music… sometimes not hearing anything but being absorbed by the work, in a state in which time  or external world has no part to play.

On this piece, working on a light paper, I stopped at a point, where – I believe – the drawing is still speaking… I could have charged more, but then ‘charged’ is not a good word… not for a reclining figure : the drawing is Life.

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For those interested, the different stages to the final painting :

Reclining Nude Study (48X60)

 

This work, as well as others, is available on the page gathering the recent works.

 

 

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