Thursday, May 21, 2009

Face book. Or, a book of faces.

Once Eleanor, my three year old daughter who is always thinking, opened my sketch book and asked me: "Daddy, is this your facebook?" I suspect she had heard us talk about the ubiquitous social network. It made sense. I like to draw faces, in fact they are mostly all of what I draw lately.

Fast forward a few months and I was in class, missing my brothers and thought, "It might be nice to draw them. Well, I know I saw that picture on facebook..."

Then it hit me: facebook is a near infinite source for new faces to draw.

You might remember Sean Michel from his rousing performance of Johnny Cash's "God's Gonna Cut you Down"on American Idol two years ago. I remember him from Dr. Mwase's World Religion class and his home-made bell-bottoms.

Who's next? Any requests? They make great profile pic's. However, I make no guarantees that any of your facial features will be in proportion to any other.


  1. You are so ridiculously talented! Love your book of faces/sketches, and even more so love that Eleanor asked if it was your Facebook! She is so clever.

    I don't know if I have any good headshots on my Facebook profile...or anywhere?

  2. you can draw me if you'd like... the ones you posted above look good.

  3. Yes please! That would be awesome. Is my google chat pic a good enough starting point?

  4. Wow what fun. If Anyone interested should send me a message on facebook so I can get easy links to photos of you for when I need something to draw in class.


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