Pears by Heather RileyOne morning I was sitting at my desk working on some code for my job when I got this overwhelming urge to draw something round and weighty. The pear I had brought for lunch sat on the corner of my desk waiting for me to notice it. I drew several versions – and with each found a different weight. Pear by Heather RileyAt some point a line wants to be drawn or more heavily indicated but I tried my hardest to stay true to form and not let that line feel like it got to take over. The line is so amazing in it’s want to take over… very linear. Very determined. The non-line form chalk drawings seem so accepting in comparison to the demanding line drawings I have been doing. They billow. They stretch. They roll about. They’re relaxed.

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