My Influences On David Hockney's Photography

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The artist that most influenced my work is David Hockney. I enjoy the realism in his photos; the features in his painting have great use of shaping and texture to create an almost 3D shape. He also uses color perfectly to draw your eye exactly where he wants them to go. His work also stuck out to me the most because of his use with colored pencils and crayons. I found that working with colored pencil you have to use the right amount of pressure to get the color your looking for. So his technique and shading is inspiring. When deciding which photo I wanted to trace I came across problems related to light and angle. Some photos made me look like I had a large forehead and tiny chin, while others had to many shadows making half of my face appear

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