Introduction to Chuck Close. https://youtu.be/milXH-433vsComplete a value study “guideline” in sketchbook. Create a continuum of 8 different values of gray using the inked finger tip.
Choose an animal portrait to recreate it in black and white using the finger print.
- l>Grid the original printout image into 1″ squares. Label the top/bottom with letters and left/right column going down with numbers.
- Lightly grid your 18″ x 24″ drawing paper (using H or HB) into 3″ squares.
- Create a viewfinder with a 1″ square hole from paper strips. (Make sure your name is on it) You will use the viewfinder to allow you to see one square at a time.
- Using the viewfinder and ink pad, recreate with the mark of your finger tip – square by square – the animal portrait. Your goal it to use only the finger tip (print) only to make the various values of gray.
- Complete the portrait.