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Christine Wheat Creates Hauntingly Realistic Pencil Drawings

By: Gil Haddi - Published: • References: behance.net & faithistorment
With their tragically spooky vibe, these realistic pencil drawings by Christine Wheat explore aspects of human mortality as well as the beauty of life.

Recurring motifs such as skulls, hands and wild animals give the collection a tragic sentiment that maintains a continuity throughout the artist's drawings. Not entirely dark and depressing, the images dwell on the preciousness of living while alluding to the inevitability of death, communicating a message to appreciate every moment we have on this Earth. The quiet pulchritude of the portraits and still-life sketches are mixed with doses of eerie symbolism so as not to be overly saccharine.

These realistic pencil drawings by Christine Wheat are appealing to many because they perfectly capture the careful balance between life and death. Stats for Enchantingly Macabre Sketches Trending: Older & Warm
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Concept: Realistic Pencil Drawings
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Segment: Neutral, 12-55
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