Archive for the 'Pencil Sketches' Category



Book

Book, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. 3 x 5, pencil on paper

Coat Wrinkles

Red Tie, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. 3 x 5, pencil with wash

The End of the Beginning

I started this blog with the idea that I would give the world a little of my father’s talent, one that he kept hidden away, and write about him a little, as a way of getting to know him. I have done that; I have started with the ending, an ending I saw coming from […]

Knee

Knee, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. Just a little shading is all you need… 3 x 5, pencil on paper.

Flirt

Flirt, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. 3 x 5, pencil on paper.

Float

Float, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. I love this one. I think it would make a great painting. 3 x 5, pencil on paper.

Watching the Past

Watching the Past, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. The strength in her face is almost masculine. It makes me think of my father’s unspoken fears about his own past. I think that he locked himself away from the world partly out of a conviction that someone, someday would step out of the shadows and […]

Neck Study

NeckStudy, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. 3 x 5, pencil on paper.

Singer

Singer, originally uploaded by Living in Monrovia. 3 x 5, pencil on paper.