Friday, April 29, 2011

HOMEWORK #7 Self-Portrait

Draw a self-portrait using your medium of choice on 18 x 24 in. paper.  Try to go beyond the typical "sitter" presentation.  Everyone has heard the lines, "Mirror, mirror on the wall . . . The drawing above makes a powerful statement on the aging process and beauty by placing the portrait within the mirror.  In addition, the injured hand is not only conceptually and visually compelling but it strengthens the narrative behind the image. Consider the environment and the props you include in your drawing.

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