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Exercise: 'Draw classical figure sculptures'

My intention in this exercise was to draw a  variety of classical figure sculptures in order to understand how they have been composed and the sorts of themes the sculptors wished to explore. 579 more words


Exercise: 'Annotate a Roman portrait bust'

For this exercise I have decided to annotate a Roman figure sculpture rather than a portrait bust as I had the opportunity to view a rare example of an original Roman figure sculpture at Petworth House over the summer. 1,239 more words


Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

This is one of the strangest buildings – classical and white outside, dimly lit opulence inside. A wonderful collection of art from ancient to the latest.A lovely place. 13 more words

18th Century History

Day Eighty-eight: I think it's time for home!

Oh my goodness. Shared bunks with snorers is really taking a toll on my sleep schedule. It became a lazy morning after more tossing and turning. 519 more words

Project: Aspire

Nine Artists.

In this series of short artist reviews, I will look at the artists who have had an effect on my personal experiences, and explain why their work inspires me, where it has influenced me, and how it continues to have an effect on my creativity. 2,435 more words


This artist combined pop culture with classical paintings

Artist Dave Pollot combines his love of pop culture and art with these classical paintings. Each one depicts a beautiful landscapes featuring notable characters from tv shows, movies, and even video games. 17 more words


You can make Homemade Christmas Cards with Classic Art

A couple of years ago I was having trouble finding the kind of Christmas cards that I wanted in the stores.  I was looking for a Biblical scene and Bible verse, and wanted some extraordinary art.  776 more words