Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Rembrandt and His Wash Drawings

I really love the wash drawings that Rembrandt made.  I think that there is a very modern kind of esthetic to them.  They are very gestural and about line quality. 

The handling of wash materials is incredible. 

The subjects of his drawings range from simple genre scenes to biblical stories.

These drawings have inspired me so much I made some for myself.  Of course I'm no Rembrandt but I can learn from him.  Here are some of my attempts at it:


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