• A Preliminary Study by Carl Haag

    22 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    In this preliminary study for a bridal procession, Carl Haag uses the camel's eye as the vanishing point of the scene. The eye level of the viewer is drawn horizontally through that point. That line describes a plane about eight feet above the ground, approximately two feet above the heads of standing adult figures.
    Sketch for the lower half of A Bridal Procession at Damascus,
    Haag, Carl R.W.S (1820 - 1915), Syria ca. 1892 Using pen and ink for studies is a method that goes back to the old masters. The shadow values are suggested with simple brown washes. It's a good practice because it...
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