Tag Archives: Learning from the Masters

Olympic Perseverence

“From the age of six I had a mania for drawing the shapes of things. When I was fifty I had published a universe of designs, but all I have done before the the age of seventy is not worth … Continue reading

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Form of the Face

For the past few weeks as I’ve been describing the position of facial features I’ve been working in very simple line drawings.  Line drawings can be a great quick way to capture an image. But of course, there’s so much more.  What … Continue reading

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Lessons from Leonardo

Many years ago I visited my first major art museum. I remember going from room to room in the National Gallery in London filled with wonder as I stood in front of art I’d only seen in photos.   The work I remember most clearly from … Continue reading

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Learning from the Masters

I grew up in a small New England town.  It was idyllic except for the fact there was no art instruction.  I learned to draw by copying other artists.  Later, in the era of individualism and experimentation I discovered copying … Continue reading

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