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Pushy Face (Self Portrait)

Did another photo shoot of ugly Mikes tonight. This time I tried to do some more grotesque stretching and pushing on my face to get more contrast in the form.


Some really nice stuff happened in the mouth part. And while I erased more than I intended to in the upper-left quadrant, doing so pushed me to pay more attention to other areas. I have a bad habit of fully rendering a drawing -- not giving the eye a place (or places) to rest.


You guys would totally hang a huge distorted, twisted portrait of me in your living rooms, right? Like a REALLY BIG one?


HB and 2B charcoal pencil and a Staedtler Mars plastic eraser.

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Uploaded on December 15, 2009