A project exploring the pointillism technique focussed on portraits and is a technique that I found worked particularly well when trying to portray skin texture.

Art 21 - 1920

This first attempt was a transcription of a third party image of a child soldier.

Art 25 - 1920

I then did something on a larger scale. This picture is 60cm x 40cm.


Art 34

This is a transcription of a third party photograph. I used pointillism for the face and background and block colour for the dark area under the hood using a hard charcoal pencil.


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