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©2020 Peter Walberg

Slide drawing words EYES 5.5 x 8.25

It interests me that words are symbols and pictures at the same time.

UGH 11 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Page Spread

pentimento (noun)

: a reappearance in a painting of an original drawn or painted element which was eventually painted over by the artist

I draw and then erase words, again and again, to create ghosts that move between meaning and images.

AFTER

AFTER 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

EYES

EYES 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

HELP

HELP 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

OBVIOUS

OBVIOUS 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

OH OKAY

OH OKAY 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

REALLY

REALLY 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

SAFE

SAFE 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

SUMPTIOUS

SUMPTIOUS 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

UGH

UGH 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

SOMETHING ELSE

SOMETHING ELSE 5.5 x 8.25" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

GAH

GAH 8.25 x 11" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

GO TO

GO TO 8.25 x 11" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

SOMETHING

SOMETHING 8.25 x 11" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

TOO MUCH

TOO MUCH 8.25 x 11" 2020 Pencil on Sketchbook Pages

When is the picture more important than the word?