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sketchbook shenaningan

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"If I do nothing, if I study nothing, if I cease searching, then, woe is me, I am lost. That is how I look at it — keep going, keep going come what may."
— Vincent van Gogh (via faulknerandfieldnotes)

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Posted 9 months ago with 6006 notes


I’m in love, totally….of these amazing shots inspired by Egon Schiele by French photograph Eric Nehr for the NYTimes :

The less the French portrait photographer Eric Nehr knows about his subjects, the better. ”I select my models for the curve of a nape, the radiance of a complexion — nothing else,” he says. For ”Artistic License” on Page 102, Nehr shot this season’s expressive prints and jewel tones as an homage to the Austrian figurative painter Egon Schiele. The lanky artist’s angular aesthetic  has made him a godfather of sorts to designers like Raf Simons. ”What strikes me is Schiele’s detailed attention to clothing — the matter, the pattern and the color — that he puts on skeletal bodies,” Nehr says. (To achieve the Schiele-esque effect, Nehr hand-painted the studio’s background and then color-washed the resulting photographs with complementing hues.) His dream subject, however, fits into an entirely different category. ”I want to photograph Barack Obama — not as the new president of the United States but like an unknown person.” An exhibition of Nehr’s work will be shown at the Galerie Anne Barrault in Paris this November. ALEX HAWGOOD

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Posted 9 months ago with 1539 notes
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Jean-Leon Gerome - Pollice Verso (1872)


Jean-Leon Gerome - Pollice Verso (1872)

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Posted 9 months ago with 334 notes
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"Art exists because life is not enough."
— Ferreira Gullar (via goldwifi)

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Posted 9 months ago with 46672 notes


Artworks of The Great Promise - an upcoming animated short film about a princess who has arrived at the end of happily ever after.
Directed by Eusong Lee.

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Posted 10 months ago with 10817 notes

Emile Gruppe


Emile Gruppe

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Posted 10 months ago with 127 notes
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If you love animals or drawing then you should add this book to your collection. The Art of Animal Drawing is a crash course in not only animal anatomy, but usage of lines, page composition, animation and more! It covers over 20 different species, but the material itself may be incorporated into any type of figure drawing.

There’s an online version of the book HERE, or you can purchase it on Amazon.com

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Posted 10 months ago with 23459 notes


John Singer Sargent (1856–1925)

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Posted 10 months ago with 3614 notes
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