Mike Sketch Series: Mike Looking Right, June 1994

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 […]

Mike Sketch Project: Mike Portrait at Brown June 1, 1990

This is a sketch of one of the first portraits I took of my brother Mike. Mike is older than I am, autistic, low functioning and has never spoken. One notable feature of Mike’s appearance is his diverging eyes.  Early in the history of this blog, I noted that I never quite knew which eye […]