In this episode of Sketch Sessions, publisher/artist Jeffrey Wiener takes on the challenge of recreating Gustav Courbet’s Bacchante in pencil with a live model in the studio. The challenge of the figure is not the end of this video. Watch the whole video to see the landscape portion get created.
Art Students League: Drawing Lessons The Art Students League has always had a special place in my heart. It is a drawer’s paradise. Since its creation in 1875, the Art Students League’s faculty and students have been contributors to the New York art scene. While this wonderful exhibition we saw last October is now in […]
I’ve always found this painting by Andrew Wyeth fascinating. Not so much because it is a beautiful painting, and presents us with one of the most mysterious models that is familiar to most Americans. I found this painting most interesting because it presents us with a young woman that obviously has a disability that expresses […]
In 2008, with the launch of TheGreatNude, we set about “recreating” famous Nudes to generate a some of our first videos. Here’s a re-release of one of our first of those videos, a Life-painting session where we attempt to recreate Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” with my guest, italian artist Giorgio Casu. This is HANDY CAM pre-HD […]