An Impressionable Feat

Feet drawing/Michele Bedigian

  So I was going thru a few sketchbooks over the Easter break and I found this quirky figure drawing I thought worth sharing. In all it’s way it not only made me laugh, but made me remember just how many 1,000’s of hands and feet I must’ve drawn over the years. It was my teacher, […]

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Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile

  Adorning the lower section of the southeast pillar of the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile, (facing Avenue de Champs-ÉlysĂ©es) is a sculptured high relief, executed by Jean-Pierre Cortot depicting NapolĂ©on. In it NapolĂ©on is crowned by Victory wearing antique vestments pressing a sword against his chest. In the background, to the right is a profiled kneeling man symbolizing a prisoner enchained […]

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Greg’s post this week on the Tour Du France reminded me of that trip abroad together. This was a drawing I had done entering the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles. The wonder, the enormity of it all was intense. It was the symbol of royal absolutism and the embodiment of classical French art. […]

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