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Reclining Female Figure Line Drawing Pen and Ink "Mindless" 7x10

Reclining Female Figure Line Drawing Pen and Ink "Mindless" 7x10

Price: $250.00

Size: 10x7

Day 2 Inktober . "Mindless". 10"w x 7"h. Pen and Walnut Ink on hot-pressed 100% cotton archival watercolor paper. Signed by the artist and suitable for matting and framing. ©Michelle Arnold Paine 2019. 

This is one of those prompts for Inktober that I hesitated on - I don't want any representation of one  of my models to be classified as "mindless." The work we do in the studio is worthy of great respect and already very vulnerable, and neither the model nor the artist in this situatino is "mindless". 

So the adjective "mindless" here refers to the way I sometimes start working from the figure: without a great deal of measuring or analysis; a right-brained motion of the hand following the movement of the eye. That is all visible here in the swirls of lines around the head and neck, feeling out proportions and movement and relationships in a very fluid way, the pen making itself comfortable on the page almost with a mind of its own... 

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

Read more about my process on my blog: https://www.michellepaine.com/category/figures/

Find about about commissioning me to create art from YOUR life just for you: https://shop.michellepaine.com/commissions.

I'm always making something new! New work sometimes makes it to Instagram or Facebook before it appears here on the web store.

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