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Art.sy App Brings the Museum to your Phone

Art.sy App Brings the Museum to your Phone

There’s nothing like seeing a great work of art in person, but making the art world more accessible is always a worthy goal…

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Taiko

Taiko

I first saw taiko drumming at the Cherry Blossom Festival. I heard the pounding rhythm from a distance and almost broke into a Shug-Avery-esque run to get to the stage.

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Yes, I’m Still Drawing Feet

Yes, I’m Still Drawing Feet

Yes, I’m still drawing feet. It’s frustrating for me because I’d rather be drawing cool stuff.

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Swirly Creatures

Swirly Creatures

I didn’t do any drawing this week (gasp!)…

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Master Plan = Masterpiece?

Master Plan = Masterpiece?

So, I’m still working on this foot. I think it’s almost done.

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Drawing the Feet & Hiding from What you Want

Drawing the Feet & Hiding from What you Want

So as I said in my last Art School post, I decided to go back to some of the earlier plates in the Bargue Drawing Course to learn a bit more about what I’m doing before investing more time into more complex drawings. These images are my first and second attempts at plate I5.

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Commitment

Commitment

I’m working on a Bargue foot right now, but it’s not as far along as I’d like so I thought I’d share a couple of my more organic pieces.

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Two Profiles, 50 Steps forward and 50 Steps Back

Two Profiles, 50 Steps forward and 50 Steps Back

I started in on this lady last month, but I think I’ll backtrack a bit and copy some of the earlier plates. The shading is pretty complex for me, so I’m going to put the training wheels back on for awhile.

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Two Torsos, Or What I’ve Learned from Drawing Poorly

Two Torsos, Or What I’ve Learned from Drawing Poorly

This is my current Bargue plate in progress. I’m learning how to shade properly, which I used to think I was pretty good at.

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Three Heads

Three Heads

The beauty (and burden) of art is that it’s subjective. Whether or not art is “good” depends entirely on the person viewing it. This allows for a wide range of styles and techniques to have a place in the art world, for better or worse.

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