Tag Archives: Discobolus

Comparison between annotations of the Discobolus of Myron and Boxer at Rest

This is a very late edition to my learning log as I have realised that I did not take note of my tutor’s advice in doing this comparison so have decided to rectify that mistake. My two annotations for Part … Continue reading

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Visit – Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

During May and also July I took the opportunity to visit the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford albeit on constricted timescales (including the day of my eldest son’s wedding!).  However the visits did give me a taster of the museum and … Continue reading

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Exercise: Drawing Classical Figure Sculptures

The course notes set an exercise to draw or make tracings of classical figure sculptures  and to choose a variety of figures.  One drawing is then developed further to increase powers of observation.  I choose to draw 3 sculptures or … Continue reading

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Research: The Greeks and their Neighbours

Who were the Greeks or Hellenic people and where did they occupy in the Mediterranean?  apart from the Greek peninsular there was no clearly defined geographic area but the civilization stretched across the Aegean Islands, outposts of shores of the … Continue reading

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