Category: Annotations

Annotation – Chartres Rose Window

I found this exercise somewhat difficult but ultimately rewarding. It was difficult because it was all done from photographs and web images. With something as special as stained glass it is impossible to get a sense of the effect that the light streaming through the window can have. But it was rewarding as I discovered …

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Annotation – Gates of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti

I think that the moral of this tale is that if there is the opportunity to study the real thing (or suitable copy) then you get so much more from the exercise by doing so rather than simple desk study. The OCA notes for this exercise stated that there were copies of the Gates of …

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