Tag: Depth

Visual Research: Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

Part three of the course is about outdoors and this is a good time to take a deeper into some of the drawings from Vincent van Gogh, especially his way of mark-making to create texture, depth and space. He is one of my favorite artists (he is coming from the same area as me in Noord Brabant in the Southern part of…

Visual research: Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) – creation of depth and form

My tutor suggested me to look into the work of Alberto Giacometti (1901 – 1966) for his way of using ink and paint to create form and depth. Giacometti is well know for his thin figure sculptures. But he also established a wide range of drawings and paintings. A very good source for his work is the Fondation Giacometti. Giacometti’s talent…

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