ADEBANJI ALADE: MY ART, MY PASSION FOR SKETCHING — sleeping mode

Kezia in Sleepmode XII, Graphite, Sketchbook, 2010

graphite Kezia sketchbook sleeping mode


This is another sketch of Kezia in sleep mode, she changed gears thrice and instead of getting frustrated about the constant change, I started a new sketch and enjoyed the movement!

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Kezia in Sleepmode XI, Graphite, Sketchbook, 2010

graphite Kezia sketchbook sleeping mode




This is number 11 in my current series of sketches to record the life and growth during sleep of my baby daughter, Kezia. This afternoon she drifted in her buggy in the sun and cool breeze.

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Kezia in sleep mode X, 8" x 6", Graphite, 2010

graphite Kezia sketchbook sleeping mode


My first catch this year of Kezia in sleep mode. I was just getting into it when the phone rang... and oops she's awake again.....grrrrrrh

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Kezia in sleepmode IX, 9" x 8", Oil Base Pencil on Paper, 2009

cartidge paper Kezia oil base pencil sleeping mode

This is another sketch of Kezia sleeping. She kept moving, so I gave up. Sometimes they enjoy changing gears in sleep too often!

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Kezia in sleep mode VIII, Oil Base Pencil, A3 Sketchbook, 2009

A3 sketchpad Kezia oil base pencil sleeping mode

Another shot at Kezia in sleepmoode. This time I put her on the chair, as she is learning to sit and watch me paint but it seems she couldn't cope with the boredom and slipped off into sleep mode.



What do I do? Take her to bed, naaaaah.....Quickly grab a quick shot before laying her peacefully on the bed. It's all about ceasing the moment!

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