Pencil Drawing

July 10, 2020

Striking Drawings Use White Pencil on Black Paper to Show Gently Lit Faces

Malaysian artist Kay Lee explores the relationship of light and shadow in her series of spectacular illustrations. She uses a white colored pencil to illuminate select portions of her subjects on black paper. The atmospheric use of dark space gives these small, minimalistic drawings an alluring sense of mystery and depth. Lee received her formal training in fine art at the Nanjing University of the Arts in China, where she majored in oil painting.

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