They say one of the hardest things to do is a proper self-portrait. Going through some old artwork, I found several attempts. I believe I was almost never successful.
So let the parade begin. And by the way, I expect to earn major points (towards what, I’m not sure) for displaying these embarrassing images of myself, that I actually made by myself. It could be worse, though; it’s not like Tom Brady allowing GQ Magazine to run those pics of him cuddling a baby goat.
I’ll start off by cutting myself a break and displaying the only halfway decent one. I copied it from a picture my dad took of me as a wee tot (and you can click on each image for a closer view):
So this next one is from the eighties. Note the beautifully groomed “bi-level” hairstyle. (It was NOT a mullet.) I think I made myself look overly good (i.e., it doesn’t really resemble me) but it’s still an OK drawing:
Just so you don’t get the wrong idea, the vast majority of facial drawings I’ve ever done were NOT of me. The above images were provided for amusement. And I have never been one to display my artwork much, but it seems that now might be an OK time to do it.
At some point, I’ll publish a few favorites…….of other people! Here is one of a brilliant musician/composer/singer (in his youth), that hopefully you will recognize: