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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.

I've been an artist all of my life, and my paintings now hang on walls in Europe, USA and Canada. I'm working on getting them on the other continents! My wide range of artwork has been exhibited nearer to home in the East Midlands, with the Guild of Erotic Artists at Beaumont Hall Studios in Hertfordshire, and at "Erotica", Olympia, London. I have also been featured alongside my work in the Guild of Erotic Artists book (volume 2). I love to create dramatic interest in my pictures, whether it’s to paint an unusual landscape, or just to utilise dramatic lighting in my figure drawings or strong colour in my animal portraits. Delighting in the spontaneous tendencies of watercolour adds an interesting and distinctive look to my paintings, some of which are purposefully ambiguous, enabling the viewer to use their own interpretation of my artwork. I also love to hide images, and humour within my paintings, whether it’s a secret message, or an erotic couple hidden within a landscape, or even an erotic landscape where the couple are camouflaged as the features of the land itself. I am equally happy painting in oils, acrylics or watercolours and love to draw with pencil or ink. I have also developed the very effective method of drawing using white pencil on black card which creates dramatic pictures by just picking out where the light catches the body and leaving the rest of the image to the imagination, in darkness. I can also utilise many different styles, whether it is realistic, abstract, surrealistic, erotic, fantasy or camouflage art where something is hidden within the painting. I'm just passionate about my art, whatever I paint! But, it doesn't matter how many landscapes or pet portraits I paint, its always the erotic stuff that people are interested in! I started blogging to share some of the strange conversations I have with the people I meet. But its evolved into far more than that now.

Comments (12)

  1. BlazngScarlet
    Dec 6, 2009

    JACKIE! That is stunning!
    Really.
    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?
    Brilliant!

    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
    Dec 7, 2009

    Blasng Scarlet – Aw, thankyou!

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

  3. Anonymous
    Dec 7, 2009

    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
    Dec 7, 2009

    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. Indigo
    Dec 7, 2009

    Thank you I will

  6. Jackie Adshead
    Dec 7, 2009

    Indigo – Ok

  7. Lucy Felthouse
    Dec 7, 2009

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

  8. Anonymous
    Dec 7, 2009

    Who ?

  9. Jackie Adshead
    Dec 8, 2009

    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!! 🙂

  10. Jackie Adshead
    Dec 8, 2009

    Anonymous – You've lost me, "Who" what?

  11. nitebyrd
    Dec 17, 2009

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

  12. Jackie Adshead
    Dec 17, 2009

    Nitebyrd – Thankyou, he was.

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