Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 17-04-18

In this drawing I tried to combine the edgy triangular bodyscapes with a circular movement of the model. Although the reference picture did not sbow much contrast I still was attracted to the compositionary possibilities so I added lots of grey and black tones in order to let the body come forward. Looking at it thumbnailsize while writing this comment I see that the drawing looks rather clairobscur / realistic while the drawing next to my laptop still shows lots of cubistic abstract elements. Therefor I draw the conclusion that I have succeeded somehow in my goal to combine realism and impressionism with cubism and roundism.


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

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