Cusp of the Bloom

copyright 2005. On the edge of insightful freedom and creation. Where thought and reaction become one. The outline was not set in stone. I just let ideas hit me. This piece represents Life and Independence. The figure, nude and facing the light, which gives nourishment to her soul, giving a chain-reaction of maturity and self- direction. She turns away from the viewer almost disregarding everything surrounding her while showing self-assurance with no outside influence.

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Dimitar Bochukov 08 Dec 2005

great!

Maggi Carstairs 29 Sep 2005

Wonderful Work. Such a great description too.. Fascinating your mind....I like it

Jennifer Watkins 20 Aug 2005

Beautiful! It inspires me to just let my mind wander on paper!

Sandy McClosky 02 Aug 2005

Very dreamlike... the kind you want to wake up from but often don't... I love your technique. The detail and shadowing is wonderful and evocative... I will be back to see more of your creations!

Olga Dmytrenko 30 Jul 2005

Amazing work, Michael! Love your ideas here and how you di it. Extremely interesting also to read description.

Rusty Woodward-Gladdish 08 Jun 2005

I like this drawing. It has a dreamlike quality with a sort of 'Wuthering Heights' . feel to it. Especially the flickering candle in the window. Very Gothic in character.

Wade Harrison 17 Apr 2005

very well done norm. great use of lights and darks

David Giorgadze 09 Apr 2005

Very well done!

Valega 17 Mar 2005

i really like this piece. your application of the ink and composition are awesome. but i think the piece would be stronger without the person in the bottom right corner

Patrick Zatloukal 17 Mar 2005

This is really haunting and surreal to me.

Jude 17 Mar 2005

excellent work

sher richardson 17 Mar 2005

nice to see your work Norm.. excellent composing..depth and highlights.. intuitive and refractive.. theres so much hope and an essence of slight struggle.. nice inkwork as well.. : )

Alberto D'Assumpção 17 Mar 2005

very good composition. Well done