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Ferdinand Bol

Ferdinand Bol

7 monthes ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

Born on this day in 1616, in Dordrecht, Ferdinand Bol. Like his teacher Rembrandt, a painter of portraits & histories. And of himself: here, in 1647, drawing aside the...
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Bernard Garbutt's Animal Sk

Bernard Garbutt's Animal Sk

One year ago   |   Gurney Journey

Bernard Garbutt (1900-1975) was an animator and teacher at Disney during the studio's golden age. He taught animal drawing during the production for Bambi, when everyone was...
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Nathadwara drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch Collection

Nathadwara drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch Collection

2 years ago   |   Art Found Out

This remarkable study was collected by Stuart Cary Welch and given by him to the Harvard Art Museums / Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Welch was one of a handful of brilliant...
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Pieter Saenredam

Pieter Saenredam

2 years ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

Study in black and white, or, how to make a cleansed church the most fascinating thing on earth. The Bavokerk in Haarlem as painted by Pieter Saenredam, whose day is...
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THE GREAT NOEL SICKLES, part 4

THE GREAT NOEL SICKLES, part 4

2 years ago   |   Illustration Art

Here are some hopefully edifying close-ups of a Sickles drawing: Sickles was assigned to illustrate technicians at work on a nuclear reactor... not exactly an artist's dream...
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THE GREAT NOEL SICKLES, part 3

THE GREAT NOEL SICKLES, part 3

2 years ago   |   Illustration Art

Noel Sickles was a capable painter... ...but he was first and foremost a draftsman. He used the most basic black and white tools to achieve the most extraordinary results. For...
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THE GREAT NOEL SICKLES, part 2

THE GREAT NOEL SICKLES, part 2

2 years ago   |   Illustration Art

This is Noel Sickles' preliminary sketch... for this finished illustration of runaway horses on main street: Unlike many artists, Sickles rarely made detailed preliminaries...
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Georges Seurat. Died on this day in 1891

Georges Seurat. Died on this day in 1891

3 years ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

March 29, 1891. Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising the painting...
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GEORGE LICHTY

GEORGE LICHTY

4 years ago   |   Illustration Art

George Lichty is an important data point for those trying to chart the line between loose drawing and drawing like a careless slob. Not everyone cares about that line. This may...
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Figure Studies

Figure Studies

4 years ago   |   Reese Studios

As an artist,your draftsman skills need to stay fresh. The best solution is to find a class for figure studies. Here's a recent page from two twenty minute studies. I'm going...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

HMS Hedgehog

HMS Hedgehog

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Scrabbed patreon.com/hotelfred

Scrabbed patreon.com/hotelfred

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Wrought iron

Wrought iron

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Batman commissions

Batman commissions

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Vibrant Makeup Mirrors Sweet Frozen Treats in Max Siedentopf's ‘Pleasure...

Vibrant Makeup Mirrors Sweet Frozen Treats in Max Siedentopf's ‘Pleasure Portraits'

All images © Max Siedentopf, shared with permission London-based artist and creative director Max Siedentopf has a knack for portraying more than meets the eye in his... Read more ...

Sketch o'the Week- Jenna Ortega!

The Lovely Anna and I finally watched the last of the new “Wednesday” show on Netflix staring the perfectly cast Jenna Ortega as the titular character. We enjoyed it quite a... Read more ...

Blue Glass, Teal Glass Goblet and Orange

Blue Glass, Teal Glass Goblet and Orange

More delicious finds from the thrift store. This still life was set up in natural light by my east window. I worked on the drawing for a couple of days to get the composition... Read more ...

Early Pongo

Early Pongo

These rough animation drawings show the early design of Pongo with a larger muzzle. See previous post on this topic here Ollie Johnston animated this section from the opening... Read more ...

The Poetic Face: Shirley S

The Poetic Face: Shirley S

Pastel Portrait and Video of Shirley S. Poet Read more ...