8 Jun 2021

Graphite and Charcoal Portrait Drawings

Finding meaning in graphite and charcoal portrait drawings.

Artist Maryam Sadat |مریم سادات specialises in portraits.  Art in general speaks;  on average though, I think that portraits have the edge over the rest.  This is perfectly illustrated with Sadat's work.

As I have mentioned before: Most of us are hardwired to seek and understand expressions on one another.  It tells us more of what the other person is trying to say, above and beyond their words.  

Some times, a micro expression, will hint at thoughts we are not ready to share with the other person.

In this post you get to hone in that skill.

You will probably find the in depth look at every piece, will help reveal things about it, others around and you.  It's an exercise that has good practical advantages in the real world.  Try it out, you might understand people just a little better.

Ps. I gave the images some titles.
Allowing music to transport you...
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A confident approach to life.
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Beautiful Design and prints in the scarf.
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The world gives you a lot to think about.
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Delicate textures beautifully handled.
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The tipping point, just before you decide to keep working at it...
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Every detail carefully replicated.
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Sometimes a gift is not enough.
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Observing the world as if it was a movie.
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The energy and warmth you get from the sun.
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A reassuring smile to end the post.
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  1. Ok, so you know I'm not a 'pouty lipped drawing' fan, but here, finally, in these wonderfully done pieces, real life people with real smiles and all kinds of expressions of life! captured as they are. bravo!!!

    1. There is so much to like and observe in these drawings, Sadat has done an amazing job with them

      So glad you like them. Enjoy your day.🌿️🌺️🌿️


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