9.26.2009

likeness

While in class a few days ago, listening to a discussion about doppelgangers and Nabokovian double gangrels (oy), I tried to draw my professor--a difficult task, as I tend to draw both men and women exactly the same way, with round owly eyes and heart-shaped mouths. (The nose is always done as though in profile--a small, anatomically impossible L.) The result was pleasing because it did not come out quite so androgynous as usual, and also because it looks the way I always imagined an English professor would.* 


*But Nora says it just looks like my dad--so perhaps I have only moved from my original gender-neutral formula to a general male template. 

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