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Melissa Tubbs

 (born 1948)
Melissa Bowling Tubbs is active/lives in Alabama.  Melissa Tubbs is known for historic architecture, ornamentation.

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The following biography was provided by the artist, January 2005

Melissa B. Tubbs has been creating finely detailed pen-and-ink drawings of architectural subjects for 15 years. Her works document buildings and their ornamentation in order to preserve them for generations. She is a firm believer in the proverb "The wise man preserves that which he values and celebrates that which he preserves." Form, line, and light have more emphasis in black and white, perfect for rendering architectural elements and ornamentation. She is interested in conveying the depth created by the contrast of bright light and cast shadows. The woodcuts of Albrecht Durer and the wood engravings of Barry Moser have influenced her pen-and-ink work. Ms. Tubbs live   ...  Displaying 750 of 4056 characters.

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