I keep going back in forth with this one. This is meant to be for my grad show with a little nod to J.C. Leyendecker’s arrow collar illustrations, which you can read about here.
This first attempt is passable. Eh. I’m kicking around the rough sketch as an alternate, which I feel is more illustrative and - aw heck, I will probably have to revisit this later.
I think I’ll just keep making things until I graduate or drop dead. Whichever comes first.
Not quite in keeping with my promise for Leyendecker, but this came up on my search and who am I not to reblog cute art of historical figures?
She also used her thumb to feel the vibrations of his throat..she was so amazing and such an inspiration, the fact this woman was able to obtain a college degree when most women were shut out of college, the fact that she was deaf, blind and mute is unbelievable.
Probably the most popular photo I ever posted & it’s still getting notes over a year later. It really is a great picture. Keller could “listen” to Charlie by touching his lips when he spoke.
Charlie and Helen Keller on the set of Sunnyside, 1918.