Drawings

Graphite Portrait of Max and Olivia by Marie Frances
Max & Olivia, Graphite on Stonehenge, 22 X 17 inches
Embrace Graphite Drawing by Marie Frances
Embrace, Graphite on Stonehenge, 19.5 X 13.5 inches
Dancers Sarah Hairston & Zack Grubbs
Graphite Portrait of Katherine by Marie Frances
Katherine, Graphite on Paper, 11.5 X 8.5 inches
Bob & Lucy's Home Graphite Drawing by Marie Frances
Bob & Lucy's Home, Graphite on Stonehenge, 12 X 20 inches
Frolicking Graphite Drawing by Marie Frances
Frolicking, Graphite on Paper, 17 X 14 inches
Dancers Sirui Liu & Romel Frometa
Romeo & Juliet Epilogue Graphite Drawing by Marie Frances
Romeo & Juliet Epilogue, Graphite on Stonehenge, 15.5 X 11 inches
Dancers Kristi Capps and Michael Cook
Transformation Graphite Drawing by Marie Frances
Transformation, Graphite on Stonehenge, 19.5 X 13.5 inches
Dancer Cervilio Miguel Amador
Graphite Portrait of Angelina & Emma by Marie Frances
Angelina & Emma, Graphite on Stonehenge, 22 X 17 inches
Faith Charcoal Drawing by Marie Frances
Faith, Charcoal on Paper, 20 X 15 inches

Marie Frances is a contemporary American artist who thoughtfully captures expression and gesture in her drawings. She has cultivated her technical mastery for many years, developing exceptionally strong drafting skills. She carefully renders with delicate detail bringing life to her subjects.

The proceess of drawing is transformative both in what is produced physically and mysteriously something seems to transpire on deeper level. Each drawing in this portfolio has endured many long hours of focused observation and searching to capture the spirit of the person being portrayed or the emotion and story wanting to be expressed.