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Portrait

Alexis Ortega
Class of 2015
Studio Art

I've always loved to draw as a kid and I am inspired to continue drawing for the rest of my life. My biggest inspiration as a child was my dad. He'd draw cartoon characters with me and he is artistically talented himself. I took it upon myself to continue practicing what he taught me and it eventually led me to consider being an artist. My last two years in high school was when I became more disciplined with my drawing and I chose portraiture as my concentration for an AP Art class. The portrait in my photo is one of the first portraits I've done, and I fell in lover with the whole process. I plan to continue creating more portraits in varies mediums of a variety of people

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