Saturday, March 9, 2013

Sketching is a Classic 9/31

The history of sketching is long and vast. It crosses languages, cultures, and styles. Some artists managed to leave us thousands of sketches - impressive considering there were undoubtedly some that slipped through the cracks.

So today's sketching effort is a copy of a pen and wash drawing by a master of the past, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Just think, when he died in 1770 at the age of 72, the country I live in was not yet a country.

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