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O Muse Me

June 8, 2010
By kimmii SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
kimmii SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 articles 9 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
Try to be unique, just like everybody else.

I experimented with foreshortening and facial expression in this piece to create a photograph-like mood, as if my friend who was posing for me was actually posing for an awkward photo. The figure's facial expression is integral to the piece, I think, because without that dream-like giggly smile, this piece would be a rather ordinary portrait. I was also opting for a clash between the black/white medium (which tends to create a more stern atmosphere) and the playful facial expression.

Tags: Portrait

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This art has 9 comments.

on Nov. 8 2010 at 6:56 am
_toni4asec_ GOLD, London, Other
14 articles 12 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
That time when you feel like giving up... that's when you actually have to push yourself harder (:

this is absolutly amazin, u r very talented, the shading is just wow, good job!! :)  

on Sep. 7 2010 at 11:32 pm
SassieCassie322 BRONZE, Encino, California
1 article 0 photos 102 comments
i just LOVE this. wow.

on Jul. 9 2010 at 1:55 pm
aMANDA365 BRONZE, Versailles, Indiana
1 article 5 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
1.No one can make you feel inferior without your consent
- Eleanor Roosevelt
2.I'll get there alive even if it kills me!
- Homer Simpson
3.It's okay to be crazy, but don't be insane.
- P Diddy

Really good!!

on Jul. 2 2010 at 1:18 am
prccgeek SILVER, Park Ridge, Illinois
5 articles 4 photos 15 comments
this piece really had a strong effect on me. it is so real and holds so much emotion

on Jun. 26 2010 at 7:25 pm
this is truly amazing and beutiful..i love it!

on Jun. 23 2010 at 2:18 pm
Sanya123 BRONZE, Karachi, Other
3 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
There is a tide in the affairs of men.
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
On such a full sea are we now afloat,
And we must take the current when it serves,

of all the drawings, i just find this one very .. attractive! its beautiful! and a job well done! please keep on drawing :)

on Jun. 21 2010 at 12:22 pm
Eternally17 SILVER, Dubai, Other
5 articles 7 photos 99 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There exists no heaven and no hell, nothing to look forward to after we have gone to ashes; live every moment NOW, and make things happen the way you want to in this lifetime; not the next."

Whoa! You have created an awesome FEEL for the drawing, well done! (:

_AMZ_ BRONZE said...
on Jun. 19 2010 at 1:53 pm
_AMZ_ BRONZE, Hemet, California
1 article 13 photos 269 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're going to get"

this is great, you made it to where the viewer can feel the movement in the picture...it is still but there is an action that is definitely noticeable and present...wonderful!

BlueBell said...
on Jun. 18 2010 at 10:51 am
BlueBell, Gray Court, South Carolina
0 articles 17 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If His grace is an ocean, we're all sinking." - John Mark McMillan

very good work. love it.