Study for Primitive: Dance, Mon Petit Singe, Dance

Dance, Mon Petit Singe, Dance. 2008. Charcoal on Tracing Paper. 14″ X 20″
Aditi Raychoudhury. Head Study For Primitive Series: “Dance, Mon Petit Singe, Dance”. 2008. Charcoal on Tracing Paper. 14″ X 20″.

Forbidden Portent: Studies

It was not the best day. She had been stripped of her womanhood. Shrivelled up inside this unfamiliar androgyny, she felt too debased to dare this world of wondrous, demeaning, and fragile promises. Debarred from tasting such tantalizing portents, she fumbled for a pencil, and touched color to paper for the first time in nearly 20 years.

Aditi Raychoudhury. Callas and Me (3), 2006. 14" x 17", Chalk Pastels on Vellum.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Forbidden Portent (Study 3), 2006. 14″ x 17″, Chalk Pastels on Vellum.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Callas and Me (2), 2006. 14" x 17", Chalk Pastels on Vellum.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Forbidden Portent (Study 2), 2006. 14″ x 17″, Chalk Pastels on Charcoal Paper.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Callas and Me (2), 2006. 14" x 17", Charcoal on Paper.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Forbidden Portent (Study 1), 2006. 14″ x 17″, Charcoal on Charcoal Paper.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Callas and Me (Working Sketch), 2006. 8 1/2" x 11", Colored Pencils on Paper.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Forbidden Portent (Working Sketch), 2006. 8 1/2″ x 11″, Colored Pencils on Xerox Paper.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Callas and Me (Initial Sketch), 2006. 8 1/2" x 11", Colored Pencils on Paper.
Aditi Raychoudhury. Forbidden Portent (First Sketch), 2006. 8 1/2″ x 11″, Colored Pencils on Xerox Paper.