Contemporary artwork, created by Isa, Named
Femme, “années 70”
Drawing: art and means of communication!
Both an art and a means of communication, drawing has been mastered for more than 67,000 years by men, while they have only been able to write for 5,500 years. Children also often draw before they can even speak. The first sketches were made by the Romans. Subsequently, it was during the Renaissance that this art was revolutionized. In the 17th century, contemporary artists Rembrandt and Poussin brought modernization and a new vision. Formerly called a contemporary artist, today the designer expresses himself in comics, manga, illustrations, press cartoons...Learn more
The pastel technique has been used by artists since the Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci used it and gave it its credentials. He appreciates in this process the fact of being able to give relief to the works.
However, it was later in the 18th century that painters specialized in this discipline. A big name from this era associated with this know-how is Quentin de la Tour. After them, many impressionists such as Mary Cassatt, Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas were also seduced by pastel. Then the Nabis with Édouard Vuillard.Learn more