Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The Lament for Icarus

Another Herbert Draper painting, one of his more famous, The Lament for Icarus, and a few of his sketch studies. I hope I'm not alone in the fascination of study drawings and how they are instrumental in the architecture and spirit of a painting.


M. D. Jackson said...

You most certainly are not alone in that fascination, Thom. Any items that provide insight into a great artist's working process is of tremendous value to me.

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Alright! Thanks for letting me know that.

Kinsman of the Dragon said...

You're certainly not alone... On most occasions you posted sketches, I also prefered them to the finished painting...Don't know why... They're kinda more sober than the finished product while being very soulful...Less "pompier".
But I sure love what Herbert Draper did!