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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions24 x 31 x 0.1 cm
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Another One After the last Roundism drawing I immediately wanted to do another one. It became ‘Art Deco Nude – 15-08-22’. At the same time I...

Another One After the last Roundism drawing I immediately wanted to do another one. It became ‘Art Deco Nude – 15-08-22’. At the same time I was writing an art statement to my oil painting ‘Art Deco Nude – 14-08-22’. I searched for whom to give credit to for using the reference photograph. That turned out to be photographer Walter Bird. Some of his other pictures from the 1930s instantly made me grab my graphite pencils again. Walter Bird’s The sharp-edged razor lights around the body simply are smashing from an artistic point of view. It almost is incredible how the female form in the picture already is delineated so straigtly. I hate to say this but my result is more of an underligning than a deviation from the picture. The latter mostly is the case. I need not worry because I freely admit to simply honoring this guy. So, I will give you his name once more: Walter Bird. Go look him up! Roundism Over the last 10 years I made so many drawings I ran out of t

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