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Taproot Creative Pencil Drawing Series:
The beautiful drawings series “Taproot” is very dear to me. The prevailing theme of these meaningful spiritual drawings deals with emotions, experiences, and chasing dreams – all while being “rooted” in our faith. Proverbs 16:9 states “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.”
In this series of figurative drawings, the juxtaposed imagery of the “tree of life” and the fragile human, clothed in shadows and flowing fabric, shows the beauty of life and creation when the “roots” are in place. This series captures the raw emotions I’ve felt throughout my walk with God, and is a bit of a self portrait of feelings and beliefs. There’s a touch of surrealism to this series.
“Steadfast” Graphite and Colored Pencil Drawing:
Having the Lord establish our steps – that’s the fundamental idea behind this artwork. There is strength in walking your chosen path in life when the path has been laid out by God himself. 1 Corinthians 15:58 states “Therefore, my beloved brothers, be you steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, for as much as you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.”
How These Creative Pencil Drawings Were Made:
The original female figure drawing is graphite and colored pencil.
The downloadable version of this artwork is a 5″x7″ printable, and fits into a standard sized 5″x7″ mat and frame.
The image is high quality and suitable as a mobile device background, for social media, and other electronic uses, but final printed quality of downloadable art depends on your printer. This artwork is also available as:
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Products Used In Making This Surreal Figure Drawing:
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I love innovative and cool color pencil drawings and adding touches of color to creative pencil drawings, and I feel this series embodies this technique beautifully. See all figure drawings in the Taproot series.