Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Nude – 07-10-15 (sold)

Round and Straight

Nude – 25-09-15 was very curvy, showing only round shapes and as a contrast I made this one cubistic and straight. Besides that, I liked the model being thin so I could easily detect cubistic planes. It almost reminds me to Egon Schiele’s depiction of nudes. A later drawing ‘Nude – 12-09-15’ contrasts this effort as to the voluptuous shape of the model’s body but in straight lines and plains nevertheless.

 

Bodyscape

This is a typical bodyscape with the main focus on the thorax. The diagonal upper leg / thy and horizontal upper arm serve as pointers towards the mid-section: the rib cage and breasts. I particularly liked the diagonally arranged ribs that contrast the thy in a 90 degree angle.

 

Tonality

The strong dark and light play (chiaroscuro or clairobscur) are conducive to the skinny, almost eery look of the model. I always have liked buxom beauties but I fancy the skinny ones as well.

 

Click here to read about the sale of this art work to an American collector through artfinder.com.

 

Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel, 0.5 mm) on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) (A4-format)

Artist: Corné Akkers

Sales info: info@corneakkers.com

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