My Steadman Portrait
Decades ago, when the world was a better place, Ralph Steadman and I spent quality time together. All the while he never ever stopped drawing and during one of his downtime moments he sketched me in my prime. I had a bit of hair back then according to Ralph. Thanks for the support.
(See the Steadman documentary.)
Additional Resource While you may not have a hand drawn portrait of yourself, you’ve probably taken (or been a part of) a “selfie” at some point. The new book by Haje Jan Kamps, Selfies, looks at the culture of social networking and its influence on the self portrait while covering practical matters, such as how to take better photos of yourself.
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About Steven Heller Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →