"A (wo)man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of (her)his life in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of beautiful God has implanted in the human soul."- Goethe

Sunday, August 14, 2011


A painting that strikes me to the center of my soul is entitled "The Rapture of Psyche," by William Bouguereau. I think rapture is the perfect word to describe the emotion in this work of art. Here are some studies of it that I did in my sketchbook:

(Colored pencil on paper)

Is there a certain work of art that strikes you to your core?

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