New drawing: Unravel

“Unravel” 16″x20″, charcoal, orange and black sumi ink on watercolor paper

The world is in a constant state of falling apart and piecing back together. Mine is currently in the former.

etched skull

In college I knew this quiet, sensitive and generally reserved girl with beautiful long, golden, curly hair. One day she showed up in class, shaved clean, with a full-skull tattoo that had obviously been there the whole time. That day totally changed my world and now I’m imagining everyone with little hidden graphic bursts.