A few photos I took when experimenting with chopping up portraits for the Folio society project. I found rhombus or diamond shapes the most interesting when I started to pull them apart. The image of the face was transferred onto light weight paper by frottage / screenwash transfer before I stuck it down…
Striking Abstract Portraits that Eerily Express Human Emotions
Is a face still a face if its parts are obscured by masks of swirling colors? In his signature style of abstract portraits, South Korean painter KwangHo Shin uses color and curves to express human feelings. Though little more than a set of eyes is visible in each of his portraits, Shin is able to […]
Megs and Maddie - here's something fun to try in your journal. Get a picture of a face from a magazine - should be almost big enough to fill your journal page. Glue it to the page. Rip out the center of the picture, and then complete the picture with a pencil drawing. Let's see what you can do!