Tuesday, September 8, 2009


Ah, for those golden days of yore.  Halcyon, by Herbert Draper.

People don't always realize how much preparation goes into a painting. Every detail has to be worked out. For instance, sometimes dozens of drawing studies have to be made for each of the figures in a painting. Below are Draper's studies for those figures way far in the back on the upper right. 

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