chuck close inspired self portraits. edgy, photo-realistic portraits

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  • Chuck Close Inspired Self Portraits
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  • Edgy, Photo-Realistic Portraits
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  • By working in an extremely large scale, Close forces his viewers to focus on details they might otherwise ignore in a photograph. Close shows EVERYTHING he sees! This includes body hair, scars, and imperfections.
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  • Chuck Close makes his enormous portraits using the grid-method of enlargement. By using a grid, Close ensures that his portraits maintain their photo-realist qualities!
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  • This portrait, by Chuck Close, is made entirely of fingerprint s!
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  • After a successful art career that spanned 25 years, Chuck Close became paralyzed and feared that he might never make art again. Then, he had a new idea that helped him achieve even greater success in his art career! Tragedy Strikes..
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  • Spinal artery collapse resulted in Close being confined to a wheelchair and left him with limited motion of his arms.but it didnt keep him from painting!
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  • Your task: You will create a self-portrait using the grid method Create value using line, pattern, and simulated texture Show that you understand the works of Chuck Close Use a high level of craftsmanship to create a finished artwork!
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  • Use LOTS of different textures to create an interesting artwork! The finished piece will be completed in sharpie marker!
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  • What is texture?
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  • Actual Textures
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  • Implied Textures
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  • Today, Come up with at least 25 different textures using only pencil!