…””Tutti dicono:”E’ la peste, abbiamo avuto la peste”. Poco ci manca che vogliono una medaglia. Ma cosa vuol dire la peste? E’ la vita, punto e basta.”” Albert Camus, La Peste, Giunti Editore Spa/Bompiani, ed.ne maggio 2020. Traduzione di Yasmina Melaouah.
Since I wrote somewhere that I did not remember an illustration or painting that reproduced in full or legibly the famous “inscription” that Dante places on top of the infernal door, here is the first exception; you never stop knowing. It is one of the 88 illustrations that the sixteenth-century painter Federico Zuccari dedicated to
I point out Pete Beard’s You Tube channel and in particular the series dedicated to “Unsung Heroes Of Illustration”. It is a rich retrospective that traces the career of the greatest international illustrators, with particular reference to the golden age of illustration. Beard’s comments are in easy-to-understand English. They are a great opportunity to deepen
These are the first days of “life” of this definitely “do it yourself” blog / album. I would like to thank a large group of people, all graphic arts professionals, whose video tutorials have unwittingly given me a big help in cultivating my hobby. I consider it a duty to acknowledge their contribution. I could not