Idyllic Pastel Drawing of Two Sleeping Women Looks Like a Painting | My Modern Met


By Margherita Cole on October 17, 2021

Not all paintings are made with paint pigment and a brush. Some are made with oil pastels. Egyptian artist Magdy Ghabn employs this malleable medium in his newest work depicting two women sleeping in a grassy field.

The 27-year-old artist is currently studying art at New Cairo Academy, specializing in realism. “I like to paint classic scenes like art made in the Middle Ages and during the Victorian era,” he tells My Modern Met. His pastel drawing uses a colorful palette and light and shadow to create an idyllic yet natural portrayal of the female subjects. […]

 

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