“Marilyn Monroe” – by Jim Aldrich |

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April 23 by The Running Son

marylin_monroe_cropped[1]

Marilyn Monroe

by Jim Aldrich

pencil 24 x 30

Peace, Jim

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12 thoughts on ““Marilyn Monroe” – by Jim Aldrich |

  1. WilderSoul says:

    Tough subject. The tilt of the chin, and the characteristic angle of gaze define Marilyn, and yet I think your treatment shows a bit more of Norma Jean, the light is shining bright all around her, like the spotlights she lived under, while there is a dullness in her eyes, marking the sultry pose as all for show. I still like the Candle in the Wind song for her, by Elton.
    Thieving in this case could be taken as a compliment? Sounds like prints would go down well!

  2. Yoshiko says:

    Beautiful sketching 🙂

  3. anabolic anartist says:

    I like this drawing

  4. Wow Jim.
    This is so beautiful.
    You captured the essence of her in this ‘sketch’.

  5. Kaz Atman says:

    Fantastic!

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