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Rosalba Carriera. Vemetian pastel portrait painter of the Rococo era

Rosalba Carriera. Vemetian pastel portrait painter of the Rococo era

3 monthes ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

Rosalba Carriera , in full Rosalba Giovanna Carriera , (born October 7, 1675, Venice -died April 15, 1757, Venice), Venetian portrait painter and miniaturist, an originator of...
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Arthur Rackham. Leading artist during the Golden Age of British book illustration

Arthur Rackham. Leading artist during the Golden Age of British book illustration

One year ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

Born in Lambeth, London on September 19, 1867, Arthur Rackham was a prolific artist from a young age. He is recognized as one of the leading figures during the Golden Age of...
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How do you justify so much preparatory work?

How do you justify so much preparatory work?

2 years ago   |   Gurney Journey

These charcoal-on-vellum line drawings are half the size of the final painting of Waterfall City. This is the step where I figure out perspective, placement, and storytelling...
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King Piye Behind the Scenes

King Piye Behind the Scenes

2 years ago   |   Gurney Journey

1. Kushite pharoah Piye traveled north from Nubia to conquer and unite the kings of the Nile, published National Geographic Magazine in November, 1990 . 2. Setting up a...
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The Sketchbook, Graveyard Studies, Day 21-30

The Sketchbook, Graveyard Studies, Day 21-30

3 years ago   |   Dianne Sutherland

Here is a selection of the final sketchbook drawings for the 30 day challenge, undertaken on days 21-30. Drawn as preparatory work for my big 'doodle' style drawing and also as...
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Restoring the Physical Nature of Design

Restoring the Physical Nature of Design

3 years ago   |   Arch Daily

© William Cho As the architecture and interior design professions have advanced through the centuries, so too have their tools, from drawing on parchment in the Middle Ages to...
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100 Figure Drawings

100 Figure Drawings

4 years ago   |   The Colorist   |   4 articles

New project: 100 Fine Art Nude Drawings. The concept is to do drawings rather than paintings, mostly nudes but sometimes clothed, mostly framable sizes and on excellent paper...
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Fall Gourd

Fall Gourd

4 years ago   |   Drawing a Fine Line

My homage to Fall. Someone on FB suggested I call this one "Squans". I love that!This was drawn with Prismacolor pencils on Bristol vellum. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ In other news, I was...
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Female nude in motion charcoal drawing

Female nude in motion charcoal drawing

5 years ago   |   Day Drawings

6x10 inches charcoal, charcoal pencil and acetone on Strathmore Bristol vellum paper
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"Yuka" portrait of a Japanese girl

"Yuka" portrait of a Japanese girl

5 years ago   |   Day Drawings

8x11 inches charcoal on Strathmore Bristol vellum paper
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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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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 ...