Chuck Close 1970 Process
I recently came across an interview by the painter Chuck Close with and written by Ms. Cindy Nemser in the January 1970 issue of ArtForum. I selected the below photo and a clip from the interview below. Her questions are in italics and his answers directly follow. If you are interested in drawing people’s heads, read on.
Some portraits by other artists:
Igor Stravinsky, by Pablo Picasso (pen and ink on paper)
Portrait of a Friend, by Sylvia Herbold (mixed media on paper)