|Started out by doing a series of quick portraits of JFK (Left: Charcoal, Middle: Ebony pencil, Right: Ink)|
|I then transitioned into breading down his profile into simplified, basic shapes that would allow me to experiment with more expressive mediums.|
|01 Final: Collage|
Using water-based oil paints I made a series of different color swatches layering the paint and creating texture with a comb. I then cut exact shapes from these swatches and collaged them together to create the image.
|03: Type as Image|
Taking a graphic approach, I built JFK out of the words from his 1961 inauguration address.