Thursday, October 20, 2011

George de Forest Brush

Here's some inspiration from the book  "George de Forest Brush - The Indian Paintings". I've always admired his work and thought I'd scan a few images to share here.

Hope you enjoy them,
-Justin








9 comments:

  1. Great stuff, thanks, Justin. Howard Pyle mentioned G.d.F.B. quite often in his composition lectures, and his work must have influenced N.C. Wyeth's early indian paintings.

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  2. Wonderful paintings! I actually checked this while up late doing an art project, and saw some solutions in the rendering of these paintings which I can apply to my own work. Thanks for that! You might have just bumped my grade up :)

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  3. Those are fantastic. thanks for sharing.

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  4. Amazing paintings! Thanks for sharing

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  5. I can definitely see the influence in your work. Nice stuff.

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  6. The third one down is being displayed at the Seattle Art museum, and it was hands down one of my favorite paintings there. A lot of the subtle tones in the shadows are lost in the scan, they glow when you see it in person.

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  7. "He loved Rembrandt. He admired George de Forest Brush and mentioned him often to me." ~ My Father by Andrew Wyeth

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  8. Some of the most inspiring and beautiful paintings I've ever seen. I will have to check this book out!

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