Wednesday, 6 June 2012

A WEEK OF GRUGER, day 6

To finish my (rather extended) week of Gruger, here is one more original with a slightly different approach.


In this ambitious composition of an ancient bacchanal, Gruger uses a thicker line for a bolder, more blocky effect:


Gruger put aside his sharpened pencils and sensitive line when he drew this arm.

Despite its flatter, simpler look, this approach required all of the subtlety, sophistication and knowledge of Gruger's drawings from the previous week.