Tag Archives: 12″ x 16″

Final Book Project

This collage is a representation of all of the small pieces that make up who I am. Each item represents something I enjoy doing, eating, or symbolizes where I come from. The German flag along with the Buffalo Bills and … Continue reading

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Color Grid

This is a grid demonstrating the concept of the color wheel. The pattern was drawn first, then primary colors were added to the four corners and the middle. From there, I moved onto secondary and tertiary colors. Value changes were … Continue reading

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Abstract Value Study

This is an abstract portrait of my face. It was done using six colors. Shadows were used to create the lines of the face.  The background is an achromatic value study of the foreground painting. The overlapping of the figures … Continue reading

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White on Black

This piece was done on black paper using white charcoal. It’s an open composition with a light source coming from the right side. Depth was created in the face, neck and chest by using lighter shading. This creates shadows, along … Continue reading

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Fracture Project

The way this piece is disfigured and skewed causes illusions of movement within it. The repeated rhythm causes motion as well. Because this picture is contorted, it shows an element of risk taking.  The tension between the pattern of the fracture creates … Continue reading

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Abstract Shadows

This is a portrait that revolves around shadows. Each different shade of shadow is filled in with a pattern, which creates the feeling of being abstract. The lighter patterns next to the darker ones create a strong contrast. This composition … Continue reading

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3D Abstract Letter Project

This is an abstract design of my face. The X is shaded darker than the letters up front to show that it’s in the background, creating depth. The O’s also create depth by going backward into the page, which shows … Continue reading

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