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Today's warmup sketch is based on the "Antikythera youth" statue that was found in the same shipwreck site as the Antikythera mechanism. On Fluid cold-press paper; pencil, ancient palette watercolours, no subligaculum.

I'm sure I'll find all sorts of things to nitpick about the drawing in the morning, as I always do :)




(click to see larger if you wish)


 

Date: 2017-03-26 08:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] palusbuteo.livejournal.com
...If you twist the arm clockwise it turns the gears inside and his...Um...Gnomon....moves around to point towards the rising sun....

Date: 2017-03-26 08:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] meritahut.livejournal.com
Not ashamed to say I laughed (cackled) loudly at this. I had just finished a Very Serious Conversation with someone, so there was some shocked staring. Still not ashamed.

Date: 2017-03-27 12:08 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] palusbuteo.livejournal.com
*finger steeple*

 

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