Koosje Koene is the master of the selfie sketch. Inspired by her sillier self portraits, I snapped a few quick pics of myself with my cell phone one night and drew one of them:
Does it look much like me? I dunno. Some folks seem to have recognized it. But it sure was fun to draw. A friend asked me to draw a smiling selfie (she said I wasn’t recognizable without a smile, which is sweet of her), so I did:
I overdid the chin a little bit but overall I really like it. But you know I couldn’t leave it at that:
The show through from the next page is pretty bad, but oh well. It’s just a sketchbook. If I cared more I’d take the time to do more post-processing. But too much of that sort of tedium causes me to make this exact face. We try to avoid that in my house.