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The Birth of Man - Silverpoint by RodneyCleasby

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Part one of four in the series: Hands that changed the world.
Sometimes the hands alone can tell a story otherwise lost.
Inspired by the classics and Michelangelo, drawn using the ancient art of Silverpoint onto Gesso.


adam, ancient, god, hands, man, michelangelo, old, parchment, silverpoint


  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonover 4 years ago

    beautiful work…. i so agree…. sometimes the hands alone can tell a story…. : )

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    wonderful drawing amazing pieces !LIZ

  • JaneSolomon1
    JaneSolomon1over 4 years ago


  • Thank you very much

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Gouzelka
    Gouzelkaover 4 years ago

    Excellent connection, beautiful work!

  • Much appreciated

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago


  • Thanks Scott

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Susan van Zyl
    Susan van Zylover 4 years ago

  • My Pleasure

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 4 years ago

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    I am looking forward to see your great works in the Group’s Gallery

  • Thanks Mary

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Claudia Hansen
    Claudia Hansenalmost 4 years ago

    Really wonderful drawing, Rodney!

  • Thank you Claudia, it was a passion of mine to draw that one. BTW, I love your Alpine Landscape. esp the p’knife texture.

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 4 years ago

    HANDs Challenge, October 24th, 2010
    Challenge Winner Forum

  • Great news Mary !! Thank you.

    – RodneyCleasby

  • Bumchkin
    Bumchkinover 2 years ago

    amazing work!!

  • Thanks Bumchkin, I had great fun learning how to draw in Silverpoint. Your stuff is pretty good too …

    – RodneyCleasby

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