Drawings

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.4

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.3

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.2

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.1

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

New Construction in Siberia, View from the Window

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Summer Heat: Van Gogh Style Drawing

An attempt to see this vegetable garden through the eyes of Van Gogh. This was at my parents’ dacha outside Cherkassy, U

Drawing by the Window

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Young Man with Pendant

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Azeri Man, Gulkhan Gulbaba Oglu

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Bashkir Man in Brown Ink

Perfecting my method of drawing portraits by smudging lines of ink with my hand. I called it “a poor man’s airbrus

Staying in Bed on Hot Summer Day

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Man with Cat Eyes

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Cat Face

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Man with Cracked Glasses

Not sure what happened to his glasses; they seemed like a misguided attempt to create vertically oriented bifocals. Share this

Doctor’s Paperwork

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Early Man

He was just another hospital patient, but his demeanor contained so much primal force and resolve that it was easy to imagine

Girl with Shaved Head

There was a girl whose head was shaved because she had lice. To channel the eerie first impression of her I had to draw her ey

Guitar Playing Sketch

Somebody brought the guitar to the hospital and many people were playing it, trying to play it, or at least pretending to play

Guitarist on the Couch

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Happy Devil

He seemed to always expect you to say something hilarious and was ready to laugh even if you didn’t meant to be funny, a

Portrait of a Hunt

He comes from the indigenous Western Siberian tribe of hunters, fishermen, and reindeer herders, whose official English spelli

Nelepa’s Dream

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Mental Patient as Emperor

He wasn’t too bright, wearing a permanently perplexed expression on his face, as if he were always lost in deep philoso

The Accused

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Mobster from the Caucasus

Another patient. I don’t know if he was a real mobster, but he surely talked and acted like one. At one time he stole my

Siberian Komsomol Guy

I didn’t know his political views, but his face reminded me of the propaganda posters produced by the Komsomol (Young Co

Korepanov, China Style

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Ulokhan Plays Lezgin Song on Guitar

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Ulokhan Sleeping

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Chechen Magomed, Brown Ink

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Chechen Magomed, Sketch

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Man Reading in Sunlight

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Artist Drawing Sketch

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Portrait in Yellow

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Mustachio Man

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The Neck Guy, Take Two

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Man with Athletic Neck

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Nelepa in Bed

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Crazy Old Man on the Bench

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Osetin Man’s Dream About Flying Home

Osetin man’s dream about flying home to the Caucasus mountains from Siberia. Share this...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinked