Sherlock Holmes personifies the intellectual's faith in logic, and on examining facts to find the answers.
Gothic literature has a long history dating back to the 18th century.
Credited as the first Gothic novel and considered one of the founding texts of the genre is Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, published in 1764.
Here is your pencil drawing gallery showing a variety of styles on nearly all subjects your can think—you'll find lots on the human figure, faces, animals, Gothic, fantasy, Anime with all its offshoots and plenty more.
Many of these sketches—which will be added to frequently, have been culled from my diaries (sketchbooks) dating back to the year dot.
Here is a list of some common elements found in Gothic novels: We'll look at a few characteristics - the supernatural, madness, and romance - in more detail in the following paragraphs, along with classic examples.
The Gothic novel arose in part out of the fact that for the English, the late 18th and 19th centuries were a time of great discovery and exploration in the fields of science, religion, and industry; people both revered and questioned the existence of God or a higher power.Holmes is probably based more on Doyle's scientific training than his belief system.But the struggle for understanding, the search for a coherent conception of the world we live in, links the spiritualist Doyle with his fictional counterpart.Compare Rembrandt's sketches to Degas, or Durer to Rubens or Raphael—each with their own distinctive handwriting. Take the ingenuity of Henri Matisse's line drawings; seems simplistic and easy to do, right?Take careful note of his lines which have been controlled skillfully to project the form into space giving a 3D effect. Few artists have this ability—perhaps a few come close.Drawing pencil sketches is very detailed and provides great advice on learning how to draw just about anything!