Drawing Basics: Kent Bellows' Figures With Backgrounds

11 Sep 2008

American Artist Drawing online galleryKent Bellows drawing: Self Portrait Near Highway 12 graphite

In the summer 2008 issue of Drawing magazine, we discussed how Omaha artist Kent Bellows was a masterful draftsman who took the time to contemplate a vision and complete works that would endure past his untimely death. We offer more examples of his pencil drawings in this online exclusive gallery.

Kent Bellows pencil drawing, Susan, Study for Four-Figure Set Piece graphite

Kent Bellows pencil drawing, Winter Kill No. 1

Kent Bellows pencil drawing, Laurie in Leavenworth Street Studio graphite

Susan, Study for Four-Figure
Set Piece

1989, graphite drawing, 16 x 10. Courtesy Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Winter Kill No. 1
1994, drawing with ink spots, possibly pastel and charcoal, 38 x 23. Collection Ross and Kathleen Bellinghiere.
Laurie in Leavenworth Street Studio
1991, graphite drawing, 22½ x 33½. Collection Erwin Kelen.

Kent Bellows drawing: Self Portrait Near Highway 12 graphite

Self-Portrait: Near Highway 12
1992, graphite drawing, 15 x 24. Collection Peter and Jennifer Buffett.



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