Rather than practice painting portraits of people I know and run the risk of their being disappointed by the poor results of my first-time skills, I thought I’d practice on myself. Here are some stabs based on old elementary-school portraits, all of which disappoint me! Click to enlarge.
First grade. Sorta looks like me.
Second grade. Looks like me.
Also second grade. Was sick that day at school, which explains why my collar is buttoned wrong.
Third grade. Looks nothing like me. I do like the purple streaks in the hair,