I used to do pencil
drawings, and I have recently started to do very fine pencil portraits again.
Click here for my pencil portraits.
These pencil drawings are about Anamorphic Art. Read on to learn more. Morph means to reshape something. Anamorphic means to re-shape it differently in different directions. This kind of art was started a few hundred years ago - I forget if it was the 1500's, 1600's, or 1700's - somewhere around there anyway. I think it's little-known nowdays.
Here's a pencil portrait I did. (it's about 20 x 30 inches)
Here I drew the portrait again, but this time I transformed it to an anomorphic drawing.
Then, you place a
cylindrical mirror on the drawing (I made the mirror myself).
This "undistorts" the anamorphic drawing, so you can see the perfect image of the subject again.
Here's a close-up.
Pretty cool, huh?
Special Note! The anamorphic drawing displayed above has been selected
as the cover art of the book "Layered Mirrors" to be published in Finland in early 2011.
Click here to see page 2 of my pencil drawings.
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