charcoal water study
Haunting Figure Drawing Gothic Moody Dark Shadow Crayon Wading | Etsy
This drawing is from "Wading", a project that presents the most severe form of isolation as loneliness that is experienced when physically surrounded by other people. The presence of others is what can intensify the experience of loneliness for an individual. These works depict figures wading in an infinite and undefined body of water. I visually portray loneliness as the experience of feeling unseen and unknown within a group.
Her soul was a roiling, stygian sea, disquieted by the soft cotton haze of light suspended above her. In turbulent pursuit of lustrous contentment, hindered by desire to sink deeper into murky chasms, two waves clashed, sending tentacles of sharp spray to reach for the light, but eliciting only shrill cries from the wind in between.