Size: 24"W x 30"H x 1.5"D
Year Created: 2016
Ready to Hang
This is a portrait of Snake, a character from a video game series that my father introduced me to when I was younger, and that has been a personal favorite of mine ever since. I decided to create this piece as an exercise in facial anatomy and lighting, and thought that the complexity of Snake's unique facial features would add some element of challenge to the exercise to further hone my technical skills.
With the paintbrush in his hand, Noah DeWald aims to capture what it means to be human, as well as man's relationship with the natural world. To evoke these themes, he employs a wide variety of artistic techniques from detailed representations of organic figures to vivid abstraction.