Thursday, July 21, 2011

The real motivator... goodbye, Lucian

Finally, the real reason I got motivated to post. I just found out tonight that the mighty Lucian Freud passed on yesterday. I deeply admire the way he painted it like he saw it and while it may not have always been flattering to the model it was always a beautiful work. I was lucky enough to see a retrospective of his work at the Tate on my last big pre-kids vacation and it was amazing.

A quick one I sketched off the back photo from the book Man with a Blue Scarf by art critic Martin Gayford.

Now I Wanna...

A couple of the more successful sketches from a few I referenced off of I Need More .

Another fistful