I forget that perhaps my process isn't as clear to others at it is to me. Using my Sears Citation II manual typewriter, I use various symbols on paper repeatedly to create shifts in value and texture. My current series Unrevealed is a collection of such portraits based on photographs where the subject is obscured by light/shadow, perspective/foreshortening, or cropping.
|studio view/in progress, Patsy, 2015|
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|in progress detail, Erica, 2015|
|studio view/in progress, Erica, 2015|
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typewriter drawing on Rives BFK
This collection will be on view at Luke's Frame Shop in Portland, Oregon this Septmber!