I don’t know if Mike was just waking up or if he wasn’t looking forward to the day.
When we were young, one of Mike‘s distinguishing visual features was his diverging eyes. I often wondered through which he saw me. Today’s sketch shows that his left eye was looking in my direction. Yesterday’s sketch (made from a photograph taken moments later than today’s reference photo) shows Mike’s right eye looking at me. I […]
When I was working on my long term project to document my visits with my brother Mike, I took my cameras and sometimes, a tripod. The photo on which this sketch is based, shows me (my hand) helping Mike to click the shutter with the cable release. I think Mike liked doing this.
I used to hang out with Mike while he was at his Day School.
In the reference photograph for this sketch, I used a detached flash. This resulted in a clear, high-contrast photo. One of the changes I would make in this sketch would be to make his left hand a bit smaller. It looks like someone else’s finger is in Mike’s ear. I should also work on getting […]