above: sketch of Wye Bridge and Cathedral, by Arthur L. Guptill
Arthur L. Guptill (1891-1956)
“When working from the photograph, several excellent sketches can sometimes be made from different portions of one print…” Arthur Guptill
I read a portion of Guptill’s remarks on composition and drawing from photographs, from his 1922 volume Sketching and Rendering in Pencil for volume 072 of the LibriVox Short Nonfiction Collection.
This is Guptill’s reference photograph:
And here are two more sketches he made from this photo:
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