I concentrated on proportions in this sketch. I wonder how many more expressions I can come up with.
This sketch does not echo my mood, but is instead, an exercise in portraying a facial expression. My mind is on my brother Mike, who is in the hospital.
The cabin fever of the title refers to the state of the artist.
I was reading the first article in Picasso and Portraiture and was reminded that artistic portraiture changed when photography was invented. Photography supplanted painting as the means of supplying true likenesses of patrons who wished to preserve their likenesses. This freed painters to imbue their portraits with more expression, since they were no longer constrained […]
I scaled up from 7×5″ to 12×16″.