people that I know

Volia my submission for the May art challenge of portraits. This is a bit unconventional perhaps, but I like unconventional. The word for the day is metonymy. For any of you who have studied literature, in the broad sense this means "a part to represent the whole". This concept could be a good spark for many creative endeavors. Below are a series of sketches of eyes of people that I know. For those of you who know me or my family personally, you might recognize these eyes. It would be fun to extend this and sketch a family tree of eyes, or noses or hands. Whose eyes do you have? Your moms? your dads? your uncle Joe's? I think I have my mom's...

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