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Bearing flowers

He arrived bearing flowers. Beautiful white roses. As he walked through the door he kissed me, a peck on the cheek. There was an understanding between us…..

An easiness pervaded  the room as we chatted and I made him tea. But we both knew he wasn’t here for the chat or the tea. There was a more pressing reason. One that couln’t be denied or delayed any longer.

It was time.

I lead him into the other room. He looked around and knew what was expected of him. I described my desires and he nodded in agreement.

I turned away and by the time I had turned back, he was naked. And ready. And waiting for me.

But I knew it was his first time, and I wanted to make it as easy as I could for him.

I looked at him for a while before I made a move, then I raised my right hand and gently caressed the paper infront of me with the pencil. The first mark was the start, and I carried on, my hand moving over the paper, my eyes moving between the real him and the one I was creating on the paper infront of me. We still chatted, and the easiness was still there between us. And at the end, he stood and looked at what I had created and he was greatly moved by it and told me so. Because his perceived view of himself was not the one I had drawn. But I had only drawn what I had seen. And told him so. He said he had wanted to be drawn for some time, and wanted to see how the world views him. I’ve heard this said before. And I know he had searched for a while before he found me. But he said he knew he had made the right decision in choosing me. And I’m glad he did, because I think we will work together again. We both enjoyed each others company and I liked the ease between us.
The fact he likes rock and particularly AC/DC helps though! LOL

This drawing is my first of him, but hopefully not my last. He thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and thanked me for making it so pleasant for him. And is certainly keen to try it again. So I obviously didn’t scare him too much on his first experience of life drawing.

And here it is, the drawing. I love doing these white on black images and find them far more sensual because of the effect they create. Its called “Opening gambit” because I feel there is more on offer that may appear at first glance. A naked man. A relaxed pose. But on closer inspection there is a glint of something ……………………. a piercing.

12 thoughts on “Bearing flowers”

  1. BlazngScarlet

    JACKIE! That is stunning!
    I love the white on black as well …. very sensual and erotic.
    He looks to be a lovely man, and how sweet that he brought you roses?

    Even though, I can't tell in this portrait, I imagine his eyes had a special glint in them as well. ;D

  2. Jackie Adshead

    Blasng Scarlet – Aw, thankyou!

    Yes, he is a lovely man and the roses were a lovely gesture….

  3. Yes the white on black were always my favourite. Make a change drawing a male to your usual female model, by the way where is she, I miss your female drawings

  4. Jackie Adshead

    Anonymous – Yes, a lot of people like the white on black drawings I do. If you want to look at some more of my female drawings, there's plenty on my website.

  5. Lucy Felthouse

    Very nice indeed Jackie – should I be worried that you're branching into erotic writing? 😉 xx

  6. Jackie Adshead

    Lucy – I'd like to think so but I don't think I'm in your calibre!!! LOL

    I think you're safe for a while longer!! 🙂

  7. Jackie, that is really an incredible drawing. He looks totally relaxed and confident. Bravo!

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