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Trace Monotype: Big Sister (& a Diebenkorn exhibit in Palm Springs, CA) - Belinda Del Pesco
Inspired by Great Artists In my previous post about working in light, tonal values after looking at the work of Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938), I mentioned that I was influenced just as strongly a few months earlier by the boldly colored, masterfully illustrated work of Jessie Wilcox Smith (1863-1935) (see an example below). That’s where the piece above got it’s high contrast, bold lines, bright colors and sugar from. 🙂 I have my hand up in the Who Get’s Influenced by Other Artists roll call. The image source is a 1947 photo from my grandparent’s albums, showing 2 of their four kids. I cropped my mother and ...[Continue reading]