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September 29th, 2009 #1
hello, I was wondering what the point of doing master studies is? composition, anatomy, value, etc..
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Everything you listed plus..
-use of materials
Go do one, see what you pick up from it.
September 29th, 2009 #3
September 29th, 2009 #4
Not to mention because it means you really look and appreciate what they have done, and perhaps come closer to understanding their mind.
September 29th, 2009 #5
September 29th, 2009 #6
I don't think that works about eating lion hearts (nor do I suspect that Naopleon's taste for chicken meat had much to do with his mixed military fortunes...)
September 30th, 2009 #7
September 30th, 2009 #8
*sigh* Learn the basics before you jump into master studies. It will help in the long run.
My SketchBook http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=139784
http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=192127"Everything must serve the idea. The means used to convey the idea should be the simplest and clear. Just what is required. No extra images. To me this is a universal principle of art. Saying as much as possible with a minimum of means."-John Huston, Director
October 1st, 2009 #9
how do you know I haven't learned the "basics"?
October 1st, 2009 #10
By doing so, you'll be sketching the forehead and go "Aha! That's how you do it." And you'll gain some insight on how the masters worked.
The where, pick someone from:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Master and Google Image the hell out of them! (Or I prefer bing.com/images)
October 1st, 2009 #11
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October 1st, 2009 #13
A bit oily tasting, too.
October 1st, 2009 #14