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An original Pencil drawing by Paul Stowe -

From my series of 'Bodyscape' drawings, and one of my favourites from the entire collection. Sometimes a drawing can look better on screen than it does on paper - the ability to make minute adjustments to contrast, brightness and mid tone levels can make an ordinary piece become darker, sharper and more pleasing to the eye - not in this case :) I love the original drawing so much and the online scanned version doesn't do it justice, so much so I was reluctant to upload it - still I have and I hope you like it.

No. 7 in my Bodyscape Series - the idea is to produce a number of drawings exploring the human form, I wanted to avoid 2 elements 1. Facial expression and 2. Naughty bits Why? well the 1st point was because I wanted the pose to make the viewer think about the emotional state of the model rather than a facial feature - are they sad, distressed, lonely or happy? The 2nd point was not because I am against full on Nudity, I think when done correctly it is incredibly powerful and thought provoking - I just wanted to avoid the censors and enable my work to be seen by as many people as possible - I also wanted to allow my 1st point to be the main focus and not the size of someones X, Y or Z!! You will also notice that there is no shadow or background on any of the pieces - again this was to make the body the main focus.

Drawn as always on smooth Bristol Board with Faber Castell 9000 series pencils and a Tomo Zero eraser - size for this drawing was c40cm X 30cm

The drawing now comes without its frame to reduce shipping and purchase costs - if you are interested in purchasing it with its bespoke hand made frame, just let me know.

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Silence (Nude) (2015)

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