Biography Bronzes Drawings-Pastels Mixed-Media Contact
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Drew Holland
18” X 24”
pastel on sand coated paper

Here is a portrait of a young woman making the transition; in some ways still a little girl (especially to her father) and in others, coming into full bloom. The challenge is to capture a natural pose, as though not posed at all. The layers of pigment build up to reveal a sculptural form with depth despite its execution on the flat surface.