Graphite pencil and charcoal on illustrationboard
This piece is pure emotion for me. I did the original two weeks after we miscarried our second child. This version is a mirror image of the original. My husband pointed out I had the wedding ring on the wrong hand when I finished it the first time. I did a second one to correct that but it came out a little rougher. I like this one better. The man's hand is awkward, I hope I captured the moment in spite of my anatomical inaccuracy.
I did not use any pictoral references or models for this drawing. it was done from memory with artisitc liscence, (my hair has never been quite that long