Sketch of a Statue

A pencil drawing of a statue's face, which has a broken nose.

Drop

Drop

Bird Creature

A drawing of fantastic birdlike creature.

Little Hornblower

Little Hornblower

Drawing Free 5

Ballare con il Destino

Drawing Free 4

Free7World of Dragons

 

Drawing Free 2

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Drawing Free 1

Abstract pencil drawing.

Behind the drawing

There is a short story behind this abstract drawing. I work at a large publishing house, and we are now closing down a book archive. Most of the books will be digitalized and made as e-books while others will find new homes in private collections or elsewhere. Amongst the books in this archive, I found quite a gem. A beautiful bound book, which claims to be Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead (Kun den stærke er fri in Danish), but which in reality contained all blank pages:

Empty bookI’m not a fan of Ayn Rand, but this is the most magnificent sketch book I have ever had. I used a lot of time contemplating on what I should draw in it, and this morning I finally decided. I want this to be the book in which I start to draw freely, without thinking too much about it and without having a specific subject or motive. So the above drawing is the first one in the book. An image born while enjoying the sunshine and thinking of nothing.

Lux

A drawing of the reflections in an old brass chandelier

Examining Hands

A pencil drawing of a left hand examining the veins etc. in the right hand's wrist.

Portrait of a Man

A pencil drawing of a mans face.

Arms – Studying the Masters

Arm