• ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 65

    2 days ago - By Illustration Art

    Last year I wrote about the great English illustrator of wildlife, Raymond Sheppard , who spent years haunting the public zoos in London, studying and drawing the animals up close. Despite the fact that his life was tragically cut short by cancer, he exhibited an astonishing patience when it came to capturing the details of nature, as if his time was unlimited. His great devotion earned him a level of understanding that few artists shared.
    You can't appreciate the magnitude of his accomplishment until you experience his drawing up close. The above study from one of his sketchbooks is not...
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