new Sophia drawing: “Vulnerable”

I saw this image as I was contemplating Sophia. I wanted to show her vulnerability more graphically. I thought immediately of the baby seal… one of the most vulnerable animals on the planet. As I wrote on facebook last night: just because you are vulnerable doesn’t mean you should be…

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new Sophia drawing “primal”

Sophia is finally getting in touch with her primal self. In fact, she is discovering that her most primal self is her truest self. She’s beginning to receive nourishment from that which she was taught to deny her entire life. The confidence and courage that arises from this, wrapped in…

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new Sophia drawing “LEAP”

Our young courageous Sophia continues her journey towards her independence and wisdom. She’s taken the leap. All she has is a rope connected to Something above. Her desperation, her tenacity, her wildness… these are all interpreted by some as her being irrational. But she understands that sometimes drastic times require…

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new Sophia drawing: “Suspended”

I’m quite attached to Sophia, as I know many of you also are. She surely represents my soul. She is courageous, vulnerable and independent. She continues on her journey to learn how to be true to herself before she can commit again. She is wonderful. I admire her. Especially her…

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new Sophia drawing “Agreement”

Sophia, our courageous young woman, continues her journey towards her independence and wisdom. Here, she has made an agreement with all things wild. The mountain lion rests in his tree, and Sophia in hers. This isn’t quite “the lion will lie down with the lamb”, but it is close enough…

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new Sophia drawing “Conquer”

This is my latest in my series of Sophia drawings… the story of a courageous young woman’s journey towards her independence and wisdom. The shark is one of Sophia’s deepest fears. It’s so deep she doesn’t understand it. So she’s decided to go after it with a lasso. I have…

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new Sophia drawing “Bridge”

I completed this one this weekend. It is done with pen and ink and graphite pencil on Arches 140 lb. hotpress acid free cotton rag, 6″x6″ (15cm x 15cm). Sophia continues her journey. It’s been said that we shouldn’t burn our bridges. But in this case she knew it was…

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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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