Saturday, April 18, 2009

John W Waterhouse Master Study

So I drew this master study of Waterhouse's The Danaides in Critical Inquiry. It was great to loosen up because lately I've been slaving over the technical aspects of my work so they seem pretty stiff. I'm really drawn to the lighting and composition of this one.

graphite on large moleskin
I can't find the exact piece i replicated but here's a very similar version. I guess he did multiple versions.

Here's a website with great documentation of his work

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