I loved looking at this building and was sad when it was taken down for a new, ugly store. I wondered if it looked across at an Opera House, which used to be on 14th Street at the turn of the 20th century.
I’m surprised as anybody about the way I look from the side.
Although this is a self portrait, I don’t think it looks like me. I think I look like one of the Japanese actors in Kurosawa’s The Seven Samuri, with the bad bald wig.
Food Trucks: LA’s got nothing on NYC!
I like the Don’t Walk sign.
I used different pencil grades on this self portrait. I began, as has been my habit, on the left side of the page with a very sharp number 2 pencil, on the ear. This lessens the the smearing. For the dark areas, I used a number 6 pencil, which is very soft. I also made […]