Friday, January 30, 2009
Black History Month Portraits
I just finished up a series of portraits that will be used in a Black History Month product line next year. I did them on 80 lb. medium surface drawing paper with regular 2B & 3B pencils. Featured are Marian Anderson (singer), Mary Church Terrell (writer/civil rights activist), Kenneth Clark (psychologist), Paul Robeson (athlete/actor), and Martin Luther King, Jr.
[NOTE]: I thought these would work for the "time" theme at Illustration Friday, not only because these individuals forged new paths for equality during a time when support for their cause was limited, but their accomplishments also broke new ground for the basic rights of everyone, and put simply, affected history.
Posted by LudaChristian at 9:52 AM