Thursday, October 13, 2011

Not-So-Rough Drafts

I have never written anything in one draft, not even a grocery list, although I have heard from friends that this is actually possible.
~ Connie Willis

Today we have sketches, designs, and studies:

Paris sharmanschitsa, sketch
by Vasily Perov

Dante`s Dream at the Time of the Death of Beatrice, study
by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Prince Golitsyn and the boyars
by Konstantin Korovin

The Chimera, sketch
by Gustave Moreau

Pendant, design
by Hans Holbein the Younger

Theater Curtain, draft
by Gustav Klimt

Banner for the boys festival, design
by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Homage to Gogol, design for curtain for Gogol festival
by Marc Chagall


* A previous post on sketches by Leonardo daVinci
* Costume designs by Leon Bakst
* A video in praise of making drafts
* A different kind of draft...The Declaration of Independence: From Rough Draft to Proclamation (lesson plan)

1 comment:

HWY said...

Wonderful topic.

Sometimes when I look at a sketch or a draft, I can feel the artist's hand more than when I see the finished product.