Degas copies

I often go through phases where I just want to copy work by an artist I admire. I very much admire Degas, and recently bought a catalogue of an exhibition of his nudes held in Boston a few years ago. They are astonishing. I’ve been exploring them in pencil. The more I look, the more I am amazed.

After Degas

Something of a block at the moment. I usually find the best way out of it is just to copy something good. I’ve just bought a lovely book on Degas and the Nude (the catalogue of an exhibition in Boston a few years ago) and that is crammed with wonderful stuff