Sunday, 27 September 2015

184. 'Old Master Sketch' Challenge

Faber-Castell 0.7 Grip Plus pencil in
Handbook Travelogue Journal, 5" x 5"

Hi Everyone, hope you're all well and arting.  As September is coming to an end, we've skipped down to No. 20 "draw a copy of your favourite Master’s painting" and, although I was tempted to run back to Cezanne, it seemed only right to start with Rembrandt.  I had to do quite a bit of rubbing out and re-draughting but I remember the artist Tom Coates saying to me "art is all about correcting your mistakes; the first stroke is a mistake but keep correcting it until it is right!"