'lady eve' ~ albrecht durer watercolor pencils and gouache in 4" x 6" s. & b. 'gamma'
last week i got the book 'the drawings of the electric pencil' after sighing over it for months. all of the sudden amazon lowered the price to $41.97, which was all i needed. there is so much that i could say about this book but i'm not feeling very wordy, so i'll just say that it moves me to my very core. 'lady eve' was inspired by one of the faces in the book, and there are many...
you can see all of the images in the book at the electric pencil website. they were drawn by a man named edward deeds who lived most of his life in 'state lunatic asylum #3' in nevada, missouri. there's a great video about edward on the website, sharing what little is known about his life.
she was 'lady evangeline' before i realized that that was not going to fit on the page. ; )
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if i'm not here, i'm out walking...