- The SUBJECT in this case will be YOU - you need to take a photograph that is illustrative of your personality.
- Your photograph should have a STRONG COMPOSITION - because composition can make or break a work of art but also because composition can communicate content. For example, are YOU static or dynamic? Your composition should follow suit.
- The CONTENT of your work is your personality and what you are trying to communicate about yourself through the composition and choice of pose, props, lighting, etc.
FIRST: Look at previous examples of student work to critique their use of the three properties of art PLUS their ability to mimic the Old Master's mark. Below are some student examples and you are encouraged to explore more by searching through student website galleries HERE:
Izumi Miyazaki, 2015
FINALLY: Select your paper, measure enlarged proportion, deckle edges, sketch, tone, and DRAW! Take daily progress shots and post weekly progress.