Ink drawing with light ink wash, 8″ × 10″, on Bristol paper.
669 views, 04-28-13.
Features: Hand Drawn or Painted Happiness & Joy; Inspired Art; Revealed; Paint Book (Art Universe); Sketchings and Drawings
The inspiration for this drawing was an old photo I found of one of my great-grandmothers; her name was Elizabeth……she was sitting on the porch of her Kansas farmhouse…probably sometime during the late 1920s or early 1930s…the Great Depression and Dust Bowl came and went, and as the years went on…she and her family survived. She had several children, one of whom was my grandfather.
Elizabeth was an Irish immigrant who came to America via Canada sometime during the late 1800’s.
I tried to capture in the drawing the special, happy feeling that the old photograph conveyed to me…