middle age woman, dark curly hair, face front

‘Maria’ 9×12″ pastel pencil on charcoal paper

 

mariatshirta

‘Work Clothes,’ 11×14″ pastel pencil on pastel board

Getting Maria (in the second view) to reveal her happier side was unusual–but for good reasons. Still I was delighted with both of these different
explorations.

The opposite light sources are revealing to me.

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