John Ruskin a very well designed piece, i personally like the fading effect that is given, this is done by the artist using less and less ink/paint for the drawing cutting down in stages and allows marks made to be more interesting and look good.

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John Ruskin a very well designed piece, i personally like the fading effect that is given, this is done by the artist using less and less ink/paint for the drawing cutting down in stages and allows marks made to be more interesting and look good.

John Ruskin at his best...    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/30755/30755-h/30755-h.htm

John Ruskin at his best... http://www.gutenberg.org/files/30755/30755-h/30755-h.htm

John Ruskin (1819-1900) Entrance to the South Transept of Rouen Cathedral 1854

John Ruskin (1819-1900) Entrance to the South Transept of Rouen Cathedral 1854

John Ruskin, Self-portrait, Watercolor, Source: Frontispiece, Works, XVII.

John Ruskin, Self-portrait, Watercolor, Source: Frontispiece, Works, XVII.

Illustration for The Stones of Venice, 1851.  "Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth." --John Ruskin

Illustration for The Stones of Venice, 1851. "Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth." --John Ruskin

John Ruskin, The Seven Lamps of Architecture, 1855   Ornaments from Rouen, St. Lô, and Venice, p. 25    John Ruskin    R. P. Cuff, engraver    1855    6 7/8 x 4 5.32 inches    Plate I, The Seven Lamps of Architecture in Works, 8.16

John Ruskin, The Seven Lamps of Architecture, 1855 Ornaments from Rouen, St. Lô, and Venice, p. 25 John Ruskin R. P. Cuff, engraver 1855 6 7/8 x 4 5.32 inches Plate I, The Seven Lamps of Architecture in Works, 8.16

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