Fleur Elise Noble

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PEN DRAWINGS

Finding faces in the marks I put on paper has been a source of endless satisfaction for me. Like a nervous habit, I would draw pictures as obsessively and regularly as people check their phones. I’d do it on busses, in social situations and when I was alone. The most interesting thing anyone has ever said about these drawings came from a 7 years old. After much contemplation, she turned to me and said "It looks like you just scribbled on her face". She was alluding to the idea that if took the pen... Finding faces in the marks I put on paper has been a source of endless satisfaction for me. Like a nervous habit, I would draw pictures as obsessively and regularly as people check their phones. I’d do it on busses, in social situations and when I was alone. The most interesting thing anyone has ever said about these drawings came from a 7 years old. After much contemplation, she turned to me and said "It looks like you just scribbled on her face". She was alluding to the idea that if took the pen marks off the paper, there would be a real face beneath it. Kids are profound!


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