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Chuck Close Inspired Self Portraits. Edgy, Photo-Realistic Portraits. 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. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Chuck Close Inspired Self Portraits

  • Edgy, Photo-Realistic Portraits

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • This portrait, by Chuck Close, is made entirely of fingerprints!

  • 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..

  • 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!

  • Your task:You will create a self-portrait using the grid methodCreate value using line, pattern, and simulated textureShow that you understand the works of Chuck CloseUse a high level of craftsmanship to create a finished artwork!

  • Use LOTS of different textures to create an interesting artwork!

    The finished piece will be completed in sharpie marker!

  • What is texture?

  • Actual Textures

  • Implied Textures

  • Today, Come up with at least 25 different textures using only pencil!