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This graphite pencil drawing ‘Neo Deco – 29-08-23’ is a co-production with someone who calls himself ‘CapitalistTools’. A true enigmatic name! His profile can be seem on deviantart. His name doesn’t associate much with the true beauty of his model photography though. Hence, the third time I use one of his photos. The last one I used for ‘Roundism – 22-12-22’. In such case I always feel a bit clumsy. The composition is not mine. Then again, most photographers may be inspired by poses of models photographed by others as well. It’s like to be inspired by forerunners and formulating answers to their produce. That, I can live with. Now the added value! Graphite pencil (Faber Castell Pitt Graphite Matt pencil 14B) drawing on Fabriano Ingres paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) Artist: Corné Akkers
Drawing:Graphite on Paper
Size:8.3 W x 11.1 H x 0 D in
Ready to Hang:No
Packaging:Ships in a Box
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
1969, born in Nijmegen. My work can be seen in many countries all over the world. Corné employs a variety of styles that all have one thing in common: the ever search for the light on phenomena and all the shadows and light planes they block in. His favorites in doing so are oil paint, dry pastel and graphite pencil. He states that it’s not the form or the theme that counts but the way planes of certain tonal quality vary and block in the lights. Colours are relatively unimportant and can take on whatever scheme. It’s the tonal quality that is ever present in his work, creating the illusion of depth and mass on a flat 2d-plane. Corné combines figurative work with the search for abstraction because neither in extremo can provide the desired art statement the public expects from an artist. Besides all that, exaggeration and deviation is the standard and results in a typical use of a strong colour scheme and a hugh tonal bandwith, in order to create art that, when the canvas or paper would be torn into pieces, in essence still would be recognizable.
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