HELP! What is a character portrait

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  1. fadingaway1986

    fadingaway1986 I Burn Easily :(

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    Hi guys...

    Me again... I am still dwelling on what a character portrait is. I have two and a half weeks left to do my portfolio for TAFE. I have worked out most of the themes. But I am still stuck on what a character portrait is...


    I am thinking, I am going to get my aunty to pull a face. She is the best at pulling faces, and I think this captures her personality. Do you think that would be correct? Am I on the right track with that.

    Or do you have any suggestions on what I could do for a character portrait?
     
  2. 'Daniel'

    'Daniel' TPF Noob!

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    I assume its a portrait that portrays a persons character. So if someone is ill temprered alot then capturing them scowling would fit the mould I think.

    That's what I would assume it means.

    So yeah getting your aunty to pull faces will be good.
     
  3. fadingaway1986

    fadingaway1986 I Burn Easily :(

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    ok cool. Someone posted a picture of someone angry in a previous post. But I couldn't shake that picture from my mind!!! I couldn't think of anything but angry pictures...

    I will let yas know how it all goes.
     
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    Have we had this conversation before?? Lol - your mad face-pulling Auntie sounds like a winner to me! You must post your pictures for us to see!!

    Rob
     
  5. fadingaway1986

    fadingaway1986 I Burn Easily :(

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    oh don't worry, I will post before I get them printed & submit it... Just to make sure you guys "approve".


    I also have to write a 250 word essay on how I use photography to communicate... Which I am totally stumped on too. But I am doing the easy part (photos) first. Will leave the hard part till the last minute then stress out over it :D
     
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    fadingaway1986 I Burn Easily :(

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    If you are interested in seeing my "shortlist" of photos...

    look here:

    http://www.ohsixohsix.com/gal/sp_index.php?dir=./tafe

    Please feel free to make ANY suggestions about what I could do to improve these. Also note, these are fullsized photos, so might take ages to load....
     

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