Goofing around with an art trend that predates Art Deco by a 20 years or so. I find it very informative to mimic older styles and try to explore how such aesthetics can be re-made and be used today. Kind of like going through a Goodwill store and finding a cool bowling shirt.
Been doing some reading lately and came across this tidbit. Thought I'd like to try a few of these.
8" x 8" graphite on paper
Spent a couple hours at a life drawing session across town. This one actually worked out. The rest of the other studies? Meh.
Roadwork is to the miler what life drawing is to the visual artist; a good workout that promotes stamina and hones technique.
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