Text of Chuck Close Inspired Self Portraits. Edgy, Photo-Realistic Portraits
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 fingerprint
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
method Create value using line, pattern, and simulated texture Show
that you understand the works of Chuck Close Use 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
What is texture?
Today, Come up with at least 25 different textures using only