chuck close inspired self portraits
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DESCRIPTIONChuck 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
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?
Today, Come up with at least 25 different textures using only pencil!