28.8.11

Post no.5* Flying head of Pierre de Wissant


7x10 in.
pencil on paper
2011 stephen bauman

*I deeply appreciate Rodin's work. Making drawings of figurative sculpture is one of my most cherished activities, it's like watching the sculptor work. Following the forms, replicating the expression... it's really a more focused way to appreciate a sculpture that you love. Making it "fly," is what it is...

16.8.11

Post no.4* Study for Daedalus


9x12 in.
pencil on paper
2011 stephen bauman
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*I have been working with different versions of a composition for Daedalus. This is a more symbolic version, an cunning old man conceiving of way to escape. Imagining a kind of metamorphosis...

7.8.11

Post no.3* Pigeons


9x12 in.
pencil on paper
2011-stephen bauman

*My sudio mate Andreas Birath painted a picture of this same stuffed pigeon. The one with it's wings spread, and refered to it as "a pigeon trying to be an eagle." I liked that.

Post no.2* From Jules Bastien-Lepage's Saison d'Octobre


9x9 in.
pencil on paper
2011-stephen bauman

*You can find out about Lepage here on his wikipedia page.