SELFIE INDULGENCE

I started a daily self-portrait project in 2017 ; the rules I gave myself for this project were:

       - to do a self portrait once every 24 hours

       - the portraits must be drawn from life: mirrors or a live image, like from a webcam  

       - they have to have the day's date included in the drawing

After a while, I began animating some of the daily illustrations, a particular kind of torture only animators will understand. The works from the 2017 project can be seen here.  I showed roughly half of the 2017 project at a show in Charlotte at C3 Lab.  

 

Upon completing that project on New Year's Eve of 2017, I decided to continue it for the year of 2018,

but because I was already bored with only illustrative methods, I added photographic methods to the mix, which I continued in 2019 as well. This project now consists of illustration, animation, and photo works, depending on how I feel that day and what I'm trying to make; very simple illustrations usually mean I was either very busy or very sick. Green-splattered illustrated self-portraits always mean that I was very sick that day. While I prefer to draw from a live image, as when I first established the rules for this project, sometimes I use my own photographic references for certain digital illustrations. When the entry for the day is photographic, I usually include alternate versions. 

 

You can see 2018 here or here; 2019 can be viewed here. 

2020's can be viewed here.

I am continuing this project in 2021 and it can be viewed in progress here. 

Daily Self Portraits 2018

head-chop.gif
nov 22a.jpg
IMG_7955_edited.jpg
jan 1 e.jpg
SwiftScan Feb 15, 2021 7.58 PM.jpg