Chuck Close Self Portrait by Leo

Chuck Close is an American painter and photographer who first achieved fame as a photorealist. This project, which imitates his style, takes a bit of planning, but the results can be amazing. 1. Take digital photos of the students. With my computer graphics software, I cropped the faces in Photoshop and printed them out (black and … Read More

Another Chuck Close Portrait

This is another example of the Chuck Close Portrait Project that I posted earlier this year. It’s also a good example of what the more expensive colored pencils can do – not the cheap drug store variety. This student did a great job of making her portrait look both real and abstract at the same time. … Read More