Friday, February 8, 2008

Rodin Museum


I seem to find myself in Philadelphia every summer for the Wizard World Convention that's held there. This past year, I made the best of it and went to the Museum of Art and the Rodin Museum. I enjoy drawing the human figure from sculpture because they never move, so it's a great way to study anatomy. Furthermore, it's the figure through the filter and vision of another artist who's done most of the hard work for you. This year, I hope to take a decidedly morbid turn and go to the Mutter Museum.

Also, you may not recognize the Écorché figure on the right as being a Rodin. In fact, it's a model sculpted by Andrew Cawrse that keeps vigilant watch over my drafting table. Sometimes I will draw from it in the morning to "loosen up" before a day of the art-making.

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