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290 - WILLIAM BLAKE - DAVE EDWARDS - MIXED MEDIA - 2010

BLYTHART

Blyth, United Kingdom

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I decided to do a black and white pen drawing of William Blake, the English artist and as the work was drawing (excuse pun) to a close I made the decision to use watercolour pencils for the right side of the picture, as it seemed appropriate when depicting a watercolour artist.
For the portrait itself I used fineliner pens and a Sharpie pen. The picture is 9″ × 13″.
This is not the first time I been inspired by Blake, as you can see from the two pictures below:


In the Old testament, while boasting over his achievements, Nebuchadrezzar was humbled by God. The king lost his sanity and lived in the wild like an animal for seven years (by some considered as an attack of the madness called clinical boanthropy or alternately porphyria). After this, his sanity and position were restored.

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