Well, there’s no snow storm … and there’s not a complete polar bear yet, but there will be soon!
This is the project I’ve been working on lately. But it’s been going reeeeeally slow because I’ve had a bunch of other things on the go. Now that I’ve got the body the way I want it, however, it won’t take that long to get the other pieces in place. Here’s his (future) arm:
In other news, I finally decided what to do for my brother for his (quickly approaching) birthday. (Whenever I ask him what he wants, he usually just says ‘a surprise’.) I’m making him a painting. It’s an Andy Warhol style painting of my brother in 9 different squares, but in each square is a picture of my brother with a different expression. I hope he likes this… people like looking at themselves, right?
The shadows and highlights are the shapes that define each face. I wanted to make sure I got these just right, so I spent some serious time messing around with images of him on my photo-messing-around-with program. Once I turned his pictures into some highlights and shadows, I printed them out, cut out some important features and used them as stencils. Then I filled in the rest of the shadows free hand. Phew. This process is taking a long time. But it’s starting to look how I want it. Here’s the ‘surprised’ expression:
I sure hope he likes this once I’m done!!