feeling bearish

bearish beating bullish
graphite pencil – derwent graphic – 6b, 4b, 2b
Feeling Bearish
Following Wall Street today can be as stressful as following the news coming out of Washington DC. With the talk of a “housing bubble” bursting at the seams, the thought of a correction to an inflated market sounds enticing. To a hesitant bear living in the Bay Area California, I have witnessed the exponential rise of fake equity the last five years. I feel a bit of resolve having been sitting on the sidelines watching this slow moving train wreck just now starting to unfold.

I also feel sorry for those families who got duped and swindled into signing those creative loans. I hope they find some kind of resolve. As for the speculators and flippers, shame on them for trying to make a quick buck. The greedy are going to get their comeuppance, just you wait and see.

bear bull study sketch
bear study
graphite pencil – derwent graphic – 4b

initial bear study sketch
initial bear study
graphite pencil – derwent graphic – 4b


  • August 9, 2007 - 2:47 pm | Permalink

    Love the weight and mass feel in the drawings.

  • August 23, 2007 - 5:13 pm | Permalink

    Just beautiful these sketches, I agree with your ideas on recent events; so much greed, and so many unfortunate situations for so many people.

  • August 23, 2007 - 7:55 pm | Permalink

    Oh my, these are awesome sketches!!! I enjoyed looking and studying the progress shots. And the final result – very inspiring!! :) Makes me want to hold a pencil again [I know, been neglecting it].

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