I did this self-portrait in Adobe Illustrator for my Computer Graphics I class. I was trying to capture the most disgusted look possible. Since the beginning of the pandemic, I have spent the majority of my time at home working on my computer. The main thing that I wanted to convey was some insight into how I have been feeling and how I am handling the pandemic.

I wanted the lighting to be dramatic and to play around with the negative space. I was trying to achieve a dynamic composition with as little detail as possible. I managed to work my way down to twelve colors while still keeping the emotion that I was trying to capture. I am fond of how piercing the eye looking out from the shadow is, I am almost threatened to look at my own portrait and I think that is the effect that I was looking for.