Artist Resource ~
Internet Archives website
as an Art resource
by S. Pimental
Many creative ideas can come from engraved art from the past. The depth of textures with lines that are thick, medium and thin make up a vast majority of the image portraying a realistic look. The perspective is also a great way to study the images and develope your own illustration of a scene from a serene still life to a breathtaking landscape.
The artists that drew and created this vintage art were obviously in a different time period and their thoughts were in a different place. Get their take what their perception was like in that time particular period.
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