Thursday, July 26, 2007

John Singer Sargent

The greatest painter the world has ever seen. If there is anything you want to know about painting; check out John Singer Sargents work. He had all the answers.

I very often stare at his amazingly well placed brushstrokes, his unbelieveable understanding of color, and his virtuosity in seeing and translating form into brush ore pencilstrokes. Not even to mention his portraits.

A lot of his work can be seen
  • here

  • This illustration is 14 inch × 20 inch, gouache on heavy grain watercolor paper.

    Wednesday, July 04, 2007

    Getting in shape

    I want to push myself a little further, and understand more about shape, form and 3 dimensionality.