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A FEW CRESCENT MOONS

1 month ago   |   By Illustration Art

"Perhaps the crescent moon smiles in doubt at being told that it is a fragment awaiting perfection."
- Rabindranath Tagore
Most people realize by now that a quick, rough sketch...
Frazetta
... can be better art than a careful, detailed oil painting.
Frazetta
...and that an "unfinished" painting can nevertheless be quite complete.
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Last week the participants in this blog had a robust debate about the kind of detail necessary to create a "well executed" picture. In attacking the loose drawings of H. J. Mowat , one commenter claimed, simply couldn't draw well. His struggles with basic...
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