Isabel : a study in Charcoal

I fell in love with the photography of Werner Bokelburg and used his 1974 photo of Isabel Weingarten as my inspiration for this large charcoal drawing.
The rich warm black of the charcoal is created with numerous layers of application and removal. The warm tones of the oatmeal paper helps create the illusion of flesh and kissable lips.

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