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"Overgrown" Original Figure Drawing in Pen and Ink

"Overgrown" Original Figure Drawing in Pen and Ink

Price: $250.00

Size: 8.5x9.75

"Overgrown" Figure Drawing in Pen and Ink. Day 14 of #Inktober. 

The ink oversteps its boundaries here, changing path and then changing path again, leaking out both sides of the contour lines like the ivy that used to cover our Massachusetts bungalow. The line between "house" and "garden", or in this case "figure" and "background" becomes blurred by the ink tentacles which travel of their own accord, making rivulets like waves on the sand. It is a reminder that, despite my best efforts, whatever art I make is really nothing but dark stains of ink on paper, and I can never truly re-create what I see before me in the model... 

Follow all the days of Inktober with Michelle Arnold Paine on Instagram @paine.michelle. ©Michelle Arnold Paine 2019

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