An artist in conversation with art history, and in love with the Source of all Beauty.

8.18.2015

Angel Study #2

I'll have 3 angels total in the piece I'm currently working on.  There are many different styles of angels in all the Apocalypse manuscripts I've looked at, but I continue to like the look of the angel from the Annunciation in the Westminster Psalter with his Classical tunic and toga combined with what appears to be a Byzantine influenced way of modeling the figure and drapery:


Here's my second figure study. I haven't decided whether this one or the previous will be St. Michael standing at the front of the angel cluster:


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