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 […]
I was hoping to get some insight about portrait painting. I recalled that Picasso and Portraiture was chock full of interesting articles. When I opened it up, one of my old sketches fell out. This is a portrait of my older brother Mike. Mike is low functioning and autistic and nonverbal and now resides in […]
This is a more recognizable sketch of my younger brother than my blind drawing from the other day.
Dad died 7 years ago yesterday (November 30 by the lunar calendar). Thoughts of him have been in the back of my mind all month. Although I wasn’t conscious of it, this may have prompted me to read A Mathematician’s Apology by G.H Hardy, a book that had been sitting on my shelf for quite […]