Quarantine Portrait Series: Brother Dave from More Than 50 Years Ago

This was a very difficult portrait to make. This is my first attempt, and it looks pretty good, but look at the ears. They are down by brother Dave’s chin.  I show the original photograph below to show their true position.  And yet the photo looks natural. The drawing does too, except when one looks […]

Man with Two Dimensional, Tilted Head

I was surprised when I finally looked at the paper, after creating this drawing, looking only at the subject. I was hoping to foreshorten his head; he was leaning forward and away from me. However, I can’t help seeing the head as a flat plane tilting away from me when I look at this sketch. […]