29 Jul 2021

Emotions and Expressions in Ink Portraits

00-Ink-Portraits-Alphonso-Dunn-www-designstack-co Beautiful expressions centred around the eyes.

The works of Author and Artist Alphonso Dunn. Not only does he create art, but has written a book to pass on the wisdom and experiences he has accumulated.

Below is a mixture of ink drawings and colors. Some of them are finished, some are WIPs and the rest, minimalist. This third category might look at first glance, like an unfinished drawing, when it's in fact a completed one.

As I mentioned at the top, the focus is placed on the eyes. With the other features of the face, playing a supporting actor's role. Many emotions illustrated by clear and meaningful expressions.

When we see expressions in people, many of us have a mental and physical response to it. The mental one is more difficult to see, as you have to experience it personally. The physical one can be tested. Have someone else look at these pictures. Don't tell them why and don't stare at them. Notice their expression change, as they go through the images. See if it works...

Ps. I gave the images some titles.
A happy surprise.
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A look of pity.
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A moment of anger.
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A firm warning.
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A scare.
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Assessing the situation.
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The classic eye rolling.
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Playing careful attention.
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Unsure, weighing options.
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A side look, not deserving of a full frontal one.
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  1. j'ai bien aimé très intéressant le travail a l'encre

    1. So glad you like it, thank you very much for your comment.
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