Tess - artwork by Laurie Zallen

ART STATEMENT

I see my compositions as movie stills telling a story in one “snap-shot”. I am drawn to subjects asking for more than a casual glance. When I start drawing it’s as if my unconscious is coaxing my pencil along and it’s there my characters reveal their attitudes. I am a fan of gallows humor and find it provides me a safe distance from my fears; that way I get to go deep where the interesting stuff lives.

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