Final Thoughts – Victorian Visionaries: Painting the Pre-Raphaelites for the 21st Century

Self-Portrait Finished thumbnail

Well, I’m back in Williamsburg, which means the summer is truly over. It’s been a wonderful whirlwind of research and art, and I’m excited to see my final product completed.  I learned more than I had expected to: about the Pre-Raphaelites’ art and my own abilities. The process itself was a constructive experience in regards […]

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

Grace finished version thumbnail

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

Scan 2016-8-1 11.15.15

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 […]