• The Sower

    8 monthes ago - By Analog Artist Digital World

    Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens was kind enough to allow my Sunday morning Crealde Urban Sketch Class students a chance to sketch in their gorgeous sculpture garden. I decided to do a very quick sketch of a student as she sketched The Sower.
    The Sower created in 1911 is a prime example of Polasek's mastery of the human form, the dramatically modeled figure of the Sower has a classically inspired face and a strong, muscular body. Using the parable of Jesus about the sower - “a sower went forth to sow” - as his inspiration, Polasek's interpretation shows a man scattering the seed...
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