March 7th, 2006

me :: lake mary

Art Post: underpinnings that'd make Gauguin's head spin

Playing off of the supposed "exoticism" of Pont-Aven that was celebrated by so many painters during the late 19th century, I used one of my class assignments in France as an excuse to draw lingerie sets based off of traditional Breton garb and coifs. Seriously, I don't think this made sense in the context of the assignment at all, but people seemed so damn charmed by the fact that I drew Hot Stuffs that they didn't even notice! It was great and amazing.

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The last is actually based rather strictly on the interior arcade of Rouen cathedral, so I would be lying if I said I wasn't damned proud of the thing... Even Angels Need A Little Buttressing, or something.

Cheers,
-C