When I used to roam around the neighborhoods of New York, where I lived at the time, I took many photographs of settings that caught my eye. Visual elements were not the only consideration that caused my finger to snap the shutter. At the time I took the picture below, I was not having any […]
Mike used to like to steal food. Another resident didn’t take kindly to that.
Mike’s favorite toy was the slinky. I would often see him with one in his hand, or sometimes he would hold it with both hands.
Again, I did not capture my brother Mike‘s expression as captured in the reference photograph I sketched. The photo was not grainy, like the one I copied yesterday, so I could have copied his facial features precisely. I tried to, but came up with a different look. Mike appeared to be disgusted and perhaps a […]
I copied this image from a grainy photo I took of my brother Mike. The facial expression I captured was not the one that I caught in the photo. That I made the same error in a previous sketch makes me curious about what this says about me as an artist. In my self portrait […]