Rather than drawing what someone “looks-like” all of the time, I have been experimenting with creating these mask portraits that capture ones disposition. Some of the shadows are drawn with graphite and some are “real” shadows made using a light source. There is a thin line between reality and abstraction…. LAT
In my work, everything is not what it may appear to be at first glance. I create art that challenges my own perception and encourages the viewer to challenge their own.
How do you capture the essence of life? This is an inquiry that sparks my investigations and studio practice. Illustrated throughout my portfolio, I have tackled this question differently. I have drawn live people, random people, and the departed. I stack canvas, paper, panel…etc. Without question, there are a plethora of “layers” to people, societies, […]Read Post ›