The gentleman charcoal drawing by Adelaide Artist Sarah Jane was recently inspired by the 1920’s era after attending a few themed parties. An era where traditions and values were expected and respected and where men carried themselves with pride in the way they dressed, behaved and spoke in the aim to be a gentleman. Sadly in todays modern world it seems the age of the gentleman is an every growing minority however we plan to bring him back!
With a few society clubs still holding onto the principles of a gentlemen we decided to depict the art of being a gentleman in this charcoal drawing using white paint together with charcoals. Thereby the Linear Range began, with this artwork being the largest and the first in the series at 152cm tall and 122cm wide.
The aim was to provide a simple yet effective Sarah Jane piece using linear lines to keep an on trend contemporary vibe. Black and white is as simple as it comes but still impactual whilst the continual lines help to provide the modern piece you see providing interest and a trendy New York sort of style.
The gentleman charcoal drawing tries to capture all that makes a gentleman from the 1920s and if any of you have seen some old black and white photos whether from the war days or even old news events one thing that always stands out is the subjects ability to always look their best. We have therefore modeled our gentleman to dress appropriately, have good posture, clean cut hair and a strong presence. All of these characteristics of a gentleman we have captured in our painting and we think he has a real debonaire presence about him.
This painting is tailored towards those gentleman out there and would look fantastic in a space that is dedicated to testosterone. Whether this be in a bar area or a bachelor’s lounge room, we think this is a great sophisticated piece to really stamp some masculinity into a room.