Thursday, November 1, 2012
(Video link) This six-part video about Czech-French artist Alphonse Mucha documents his rise as a poster artist, his voyage to America, his gigantic Slav Epics, and his long-lasting influence as a designer.
Episode 3 (at 7:40, a glimpse of his sketchbooks)
Episode 4 (at :50, an explanation of his gridding and tracing)
Episode 5 (at :57, a view of his personal pastels, never exhibited until the 1990s.)