That Face Looks Familiar… Good Lord! It’s Me!!
Yes, ’twas a portrait of yours truly, and I’ve rarely made a better impression– which ain’t easy with a face like mine.
I’ve met so many nice people writing this blog. They all seem to be so giving and talented. One of these is a Canadian artist named Scott Hamilton who signs his work Artboy68. Scott’s a portrait artist who works in a variety of mediums.
He based the above portrait on my gravatar photo. He printed it out, used carbon paper
to trace the high-contrast areas onto rag board, then painted the portrait using acrylics. I was surprised and delighted. When he asked if I’d like the original, I said yes indeed.
His pencil drawings have a warm, accessible look. Here are a couple of good examples:
This last example creates a definite mood– very ethereal, mysterious, compelling.
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