Drawing The Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Werner Herzog’s film about the Chauvet caves of Southern France, gives us the opportunity to see the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind, My drawings today consist of sketches drawn  in the dark at the movie theater. Holding 5″ x 5″ thick paper I sketched with my rotring art pen. It’s a good exercise in mind to hand coordination. Afterwards, when I’m outside of the theater at home in the light I study the gesture drawings. Overlapping occurs – some really good drawing happens. This time I took a wet brush and emphasized a few shapes bringing out the french moderator.

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