At the Art Student's League, Norman Rockwell enrolled in a class taught by the League's most prestigious teacher, George Bridgman. A taskmaster, Bridgman corrected student work on top of their own by redrawing a figure's central axis, action lines, and proportions to emphasize and clarify his points. "Occasionally," Rockwell wrote, "Mr. Bridgman would sketch the head, a muscle, the pelvis, on the side of my drawing to show me what he meant. I treasured those little sketches…"
Paperback, 192 pages. Recommended ages 22 and up.
From the exhibition Norman Rockwell Drawings, 1914-1976 September 10, 2022 through January 7, 2023 at Norman Rockwell Museum.