Something that I fought for for ages in my art since about 2014 has been the narrative power of the body. Through the study of anatomy, literature, and Ancient Greek art (mainly looking, but you'd be surprised at what that alone can do), I have been able to understand this code embedded through lots of … Continue reading Θεοί και…θηρία (Gods and…beasts)
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?