- Charcoal on Italian Paper
- 24 x 12 inches (60 x 30 cm)
Library of Dreams ~ Charcoal Drawing
Book lovers know that holding a book gives a much better experience than reading a story on a computer of any kind. And old books have such a distinctive, strong smell. Some people love the nostalgia of it while others might describe the scent as musty and have a negative reaction. Even new books can be identified by their "new book" smell.
Here you see a tower of old, weathered books stacked upon a square wooden pedestal. There is an oval frame with a row of beads on the inside edge that rests upon the books. These objects are a dream for artists. Drawing the various textures, wavy forms, frayed book covers, and cracks in the wooden and plaster frame are pure joy!