The Secret to Happiness
Typically, the mild contraction of the palpebral muscles pulls the lids in just enough to give the eye a narrowed look. The lower lid closes more than the upper, taking on a more rounded, defined look. This narrowing lower lid movement is important in two very dif-ferent expressions anger and happiness.
It is also the age of mischief and carefree happiness, as the expressions show. The hair is unruly the front teeth look large. While the front of the jaw develops, the rear of the jaw at the comer below the ear docs not develop until later. A large square jaw does more than any other feature to give a look of maturity. If you want to keep the face young, keep the corners of the jaw rounded.
The beauty behind the information he collects is part of what compels Umali. He finds it reassuring to so clearly be able to watch life's ebb and flow. And though he's pretty certain he will not find it, he still enjoys trying to pinpoint happiness. If I track consumption, such as going out to eat, social events, and then correlate that with my mood, ostensibly it should indicate
Smiles that radiate happiness are difficult for any artist. They arc much easier to render in an outline drawing than a tonal drawing. If your drawing of heads must provide an income you will do well to practice drawing smiles from clippings, since a model can rarely hold a genuine smile for very long. Study particularly the forms around the comers of the mouth, and the forms of the cheeks.
The most poignant portraits are of those individuals who have been dealt a difficult hand in the great card game of life. Ellen immediately struck me as someone who has not found much joy in her lurching journey from crisis to crisis in the constant hope that happiness lurks around the next corner, only to find yet another door closing shut offering only a quick glimpse of blue skies and flower carpeted fields of peace and tranquility. Her game is Solitaire.
Two brilliant dutch artists born 300 years apart - one whose work was appreciated and the other shunned, one who lived in luxury and the courts of kings while the other lived in poverty, one whose art provided happiness and security while the others' sent him mad. Who would say one was a better artist Here I have combined two