Bettie  Page – 19-05-18

I found this great early picture of a young Bettie Page posing before her pin-up days of fame. Like all previous reference pictures this one shows great lighting from two sides, creating lovely core shadows on the body. I tried to combine my personal roundism style with some surrealism. In the negative space around her body I made some curves echoing her curves like a continuous wave.


Click part 1, part 2 to read about the sale of four prints through icanvas.com.


Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Strathmore Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) – A4 format)

Artist: Corné Akkers

Sales info: info@corneakkers.com

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