Degas: A Passion for Perfection

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is currently hosting an exhibition of works by Edward Degas, titled Degas: A Passion for Perfection. I photographed the exhibition flyer, and added it below: This exhibition marked the centenary of the artist’s death, and featured a range of his work, including drawings, sculptures, pastels and paintings. The exhibition also … Continue reading Degas: A Passion for Perfection

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Formatic Feedback for Part 3 / Assignment Three

As with my earlier Assignments, I opted to receive written feedback from my tutor, and I have tried to summarize and reflect on this feedback. I have used italics for the feedback and added my own comments and thoughts in standard text: Overall Comments Getting closer to working out a relationship with charcoal - still … Continue reading Formatic Feedback for Part 3 / Assignment Three

Landscape

Project 2 Landscape As I noticed in my last exercise, Study of several trees, trying to focus on an overall scene in a landscape is actually a lot more difficult in practice than in theory, and is as much about choosing what details to focus on and what to simplify - for instance, drawing an … Continue reading Landscape