Tag Archives: portraiture
Mike-Related Watercolor: Mike’s Hands (2017)
Brother’s* hands express I wonder what they say I have wondered all my life *Mike is my older brother. He is autistic, low functioning and nonverbal.
Sketch Book Series: Blind Contour Drawing – On the Phone (2018)
Although I already used this image back in 2018, I thought it relevant to present it today. Another blogger I follow mentioned blind contour drawing. I went through a phase of drawing portraits without looking at the paper. This was, in part, a stealth technique as well as being a tool to coordinate my hand […]
Mike Had a Sly Smile Sometimes (from ‘My Brother Michael’)
Vintage Photo: Draped Bust, NYC 1988
Quarantine Portrait Series: Self Portrait – Squinch
I concentrated on proportions in this sketch. I wonder how many more expressions I can come up with.
Quarantine Portrait Series: Self Portrait with Smile (for a change)
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.
Face with Purple Shirt
Vintage Pencil Portrait 6.10.2010