GD 216 – Conceptual Portrait

harper2The New Yorker Magazine has asked you to create an illustrated portrait to accompany an article about a currently famous and controversial person (of your choice).

The portrait should convey not just the likeness, but also something of the subject’s character and/or defining quality and/or current situation. You may use whatever program you wish in the creation of this portrait. Due Week 13 – December 1st.

Likely subjects include:

  • Donald Trump
  • Bill Cosby
  • Kanye West
  • Tom Brady
  • Vladimir Putin
  • Lance Armstrong
  • Charlie Sheen
  • Julian Assange
  • etc.

See other students’ portraits.

Below are some great examples.

Click here to see work from previous classes.