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Showing posts from July, 2011

Gregorian Chant

It's a rainy, cold, gloomy day here. People are even wearing coats outside in July. I'm inside with a cup of tea, a blanket, and some lovely Gregorian Chant: I've been very busy taking a portrait drawing workshop. It's only one evening a week for 5 weeks, but the homework is pretty intense and takes up my usual free time. Once I'm done I'll be able to post pictures so you can see my progress.


I was using both Google and Bing to search for images for another project, and I accidentally discovered   a beta Wikipedia of sorts containing images of famous public domain paintings, each available at various resolutions.  I was immediately able to find some great International Gothic and Renaissance art under the Christianity section. For example, Christ Handing the Keys to St. Peter, painted by Pietro Perugino: