Today’s Art (27th October 2013)

Since I wasn’t feeling particularly imaginative today, I decided to try to copy a couple of interesting old (and, most importantly, out of copyright) 19th century paintings I found on Wikipedia.

These paintings are “Melisande” by Marianne Stokes and (an old favourite of mine) “The Eve Of St. Agnes” by John Everett Millias.

Whilst my copy of “Melisande” turned out fairly well, my copy of “The Eve Of St. Agnes” didn’t really turn out anywhere near as well as I hoped it would. One of my major problems with these two drawings was that I didn’t really have the range of colours available that the original painters did.

These two drawings are released under a CC-BY licence.

"Melisande (copy)" By C.A.Brown (after Marianne Stokes)

“Melisande (copy)” By C.A.Brown (after Marianne Stokes)

"The Eve Of St. Agnes (copy)"  By C. A. Brown (After John Everett Millias)

“The Eve Of St. Agnes (copy)” By C. A. Brown (After John Everett Millias)

One comment on “Today’s Art (27th October 2013)

  1. […] about using public domain stuff to get past writer’s block/artist’s block (which is a technique I’ve used before). However, after I finished writing the original article, I took another look at the site and […]

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