from the sketchbook

I found an old book from 1906 called Extinct Animals by E. Ray Lankester, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S. I drew this blind contour drawing while looking at a picture of a Dodo bird’s skeleton. Based on the writing, I may have also been channeling Dave Matthews. At the time I drew this, I wasn’t listening toContinue reading “from the sketchbook”

Käthe Kollwitz study

Käthe Kollwitz is one of my favorite artists. She was born in East Prussia in 1867 and her work largely focused on social justice and concern for the poor. When I saw Kollwitz’s 1924 lithographic print Germany’s Children Are Starving! (Deustchlands Kinder hungern!) at the Dallas Museum of Art in January of 2020, it reallyContinue reading “Käthe Kollwitz study”