16/04/2022 Possibly the last. Think I am in need of a new subject.
To those following this story there was the idea that further inspiration would be found by reading Dante’s Inferno. I have started reading it but so far my reaction has not been such as to move me to do any drawing – my contemporary outlook at odds with that of 13th.centuty theologists.
Was hoping we might see some…
Was hoping we might see some tree-entrapped souls...
Love these, though !
Hullo Alan, Thanks. Not…
Not sure what the "tree entrapped souls" is about. Is that a request or something I should know about?
If it is an image from 'The Inferno' I haven't got here yet.
PS. Did as ask but think you are too modest.
Yes, the trees are from…
Yes, the trees are from Dante; but not sure if it's from the Inferno or Purgatorio (only know about it from some of Doré's illustrations for it)
This series of devils are…
This series of devils are brilliant , I love the biro drawing you do .
As for a new drawing subject , Greek mythology is a favourite of mine , or sci fi ..
Hullo Dale, thanks for the…
thanks for the compliment.
I think I am too tender for Greek Gods and heroes most of whom seem to me to be small minded, vindictive and cruel.
Sci-fi on the other hand . . . .
Hullo Alan, I checked and…
I checked and the tree-trapped suicides are from the Inferno. One of the few occasions Dante expresses any pity for the tormented.
Did spend some time planning a drawing of the subject but won't be doing it - who needs more images of people suffering?