The president commented along with the photo that, “Over the past several months, I’ve painted the portraits of 98 wounded warriors I’ve gotten to know – remarkable men and women who were injured carrying out my orders.”
One of the oft commented on aspects of President Bush’s personality has always been his concern and worry over the men and women who were put in harm’s way because of choices and orders he gave. This project is a lovely and fitting tribute from a Commander-in-Chief to his men and women who served under him.
The portraits will be a part of a book and exhibit called Portraits of Courage comingin 2017, with proceeds going to The Bush Center and the Bush’s Military Service Initiative.
Step 1: Go to that link and log in Step 2: Upload Image include dimensions Step 3: Complete the Profile Step 4: Print form and have parents sign Step 5: Write a $5 check to : Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
Step 6: Bring in the check and the form to have teacher sign
It is important to build up all areas in a work together, as opposed to completely defining one area before moving on to the next. You need to continuously monitor the appearance of colors depending on what colors they are next to.
Experiment with placing a color next to colors from different color schemes to notice how it appears differently.
With each shift in facial expression, dozens of muscles move into action. As you begin exploring drawing your own facial expressions, consider what happens around each feature, but also what shifts within the face as a whole.