Ecstasy and Vanity

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An artist and old friend, Jirahr Zorthian once said there is only Ecstasy and  Vanity. I think I know what he meant and it appies to most every human experience, but certainly the creative process.

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Tonal range

Vine Charcoal on Newsprint and Bond.

Cool thing about this charcoal is the tonal range you can get by manipulating the marks.

It does not stick to the newsprint very well so I tried conté and then changed paper on the profile.