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Items tagged "Yellow Drawing Paper": 3

Sketch for "Clowns"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.5" x 4.75"

Although the first clowns date back to ancient times, the descendants of modern clowns were the traveling minstrels of the Middle Ages. They wore brightly colored costumes with ruffled collars and bells, plus they painted their faces or wore masks. They entertained by various means including poetry,…

Sketch for "Saints and Sinners"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.25" x 5.25"

Fredericks created the thirty-inch tall The Saints and Sinners in 1939 while at Cranbrook.

These seven figures are in the style of jamb statues found in the portals of Gothic cathedrals. Attached to columns, sculptors lengthened these figures with unnatural proportions. Fredericks' figures all…

Sketch for "Eve"

Pencil on yellow drawing paper
8.25" x 5.5"

The body language of "Eve" reveals her inner conflict as she gazes down at the bright, shiny apple. "Eve" stands in an unbalanced, almost awkward pose. Her head tilts in a quizzical manner. Her shoulders and breasts are uneven. Her torso and hips are twisted slightly and she is not centered on the…