The moment you all have hopefully been waiting for, another Wordy Wednesday! I have been toying around more with words related to the bones of the head. Last time I wrote about the head I focused mainly on the neurocranial bones from which I derived the “home” analogy. Now I wanted to dive deeper into … Continue reading Caput (Part 2: facies)
Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Piazza del Comune, Assisi That's Latin for "about the word inspiration". This'll be brief I swear. For me, it's more than just those like mood boards that people create. I feel like when I see this word I take it literally. It is a combination of two words … Continue reading De verba “inspiratio”
P. Virgilius NasoPlatoHomerEuripides If you couldn’t tell by my extensive yet roundabout descriptions using Ancient Greek quotes from my last post, today’s Wordy Wednesday is all about the caput. That is how you say “head” in Latin. I've honestly been so excited about this part of the body since most of my work before has … Continue reading Caput (Part 1)
An introduction to the beginning of a life-long obsession with artistic anatomy ἡ Μελπομένη καί ἡ Θάλεια (Melpomene and Thalia), Graphite on paper, 27.5"x33". © Darryl Smith, 2019. I have this slight theory that each part of the body contains words related to a specific theme. In these Wordy Wednesday posts, my aim will be … Continue reading What’s in a name?