new Sophia drawing “Trapped”

This one of Sophia, our young woman on her courageous journey towards her independence and wisdom, must have a beginning. This is how I picture her… trapped and surrounded by trappings. I find these pieces so emotional to create because I know she represents my spirit, my inner self, and…

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new Sophia drawing “Hollow”

Ah… our young woman Sophia continues her journey toward her independence and wisdom. Here she has found a place to hide in the night. An ancient hollow tree. She has been awakened by the stirring of crows in the distance. What could this mean? There is something about Sophia that…

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new Sophia drawing: “Transparent”

Here is another installment in my original Sophia drawings. Yesterday’s “super moon” was obviously an inspiration. Notice how her body is transparent, as if she has become one with the moon, or the moon with her. It adds to her mystery, rendering her even more complex. She is at once…

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new graphite drawing: lake

Our young woman continues on her solitary journey towards her own courage and wholeness. She encounters a deep lake that she must cross before she can enjoy the comforts of home. Deep water is a prevailing symbol of the depths of our unconscious. We are instinctively afraid because we know…

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Be Free

I call this “SLIVER”. This was done with pen and ink (Pilot G-Tec-C4) on Arches 300lb hotpress acid-free cotton rag paper, 2.5″x3.5″. I’m calling her Sophia. Another image of our young woman taking the risk of discovering and exercising her own freedom. It is night. With the sparseness of light.…

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Miniature “Tightrope”

I drew this tonight. It’s in the same theme of the young woman on her adventure, this time tightrope walking over a black stream under the light of the moon. It is done with pen and ink and graphite pencil on Arches 300lb hotpress acid-free watercolor paper, measuring 2.5″x3.5″ (ACEO).…

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