Study of tree with quote

I found this study of a tree from last year as I revisited old sketchbooks. Next to the drawing, I wrote a quote by the great writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I did this little drawing right around the time that Garcia Marquez passed away, his novels and short stories have been a great source of inspiration for me as an artist so I spent time reading about his legacy . Looking through some articles, I stumbled upon this quote:

Detail of study of tree with quote

Detail of study of tree with quote

” It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Wise words, I hope to never stop pursuing my dreams…

Adriana Burgos, Sketchbook study of a tree in graphite

Adriana Burgos, Sketchbook study of a tree in graphite

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