Update 4: Victorian Visionaries – The End of a (Painting) Era

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While my previous post discussed the technical aspects of Pre-Raphaelite painting, I’m now returning to the intrinsic themes of their art: that of Romance, History and Literature, Nature, Beauty, Spirituality, and Modern Life. I attempted to refashion these concepts in my final product, to adapt them for a contemporary audience. My concept was a set […]

Update 3: Victorian Visionaries – A Trying Technique

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I’m switching gears from my earlier posts. I’m in the second half of my project, which is largely artistic creation. While keeping the research from London in mind, I have begun a visual investigation of Pre-Raphaelite painting techniques. The results are promising, but the process has been a bit frustrating. I started with researching the […]

Update 3

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(Note: I wrote this a couple weeks ago and forgot to post it so I’ll be posting another update pretty soon that more accurately reflects my current state of affairs) Several years ago I started combining multiple drawings into one page in my sketchbook but not necessarily for stylistic reasons. Mostly I felt like only drawing one […]