Self portrait artists

Explore the works of talented self portrait artists and get inspired to create your own masterpiece. Find out about their techniques and styles to enhance your self portrait skills.
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Dallas-based artist Alexis Franklin considers her digital renderings a reinvention of the expected. “I’ve always seen the world through a filter that brings vibrance and excitement to things most people wouldn’t notice, and that’s something that I really want to have come across in my work,” she says of her expressive paintings. Through facial expressions, gestures, and color, each work highlights the nuances of the subjects’ experience, personality, and mood. A church videographer by day…

Aline Barbosa
Self-Taught Artist Makes Amazing Female Portraits Based On Doodles Artists, Portrait, Portraits, Portrait Art, Portrait Drawing, Portrait Sketches, Artist, Pencil Art Drawings, Abstract Portrait

Liz Y Ahmet is a UK-based, self-taught artist who creates portraits of women from hundreds of scribbled lines. What looks chaotic and even a little bit messy at first glance, with the talented hands and creative mind of this contemporary artist, emerges into perfectly detailed, expressive, and dynamic portraits. It's amazing how looping and scattered lines we used to draw as children can convey such strong emotions.

Nicolas Braunn
Tai-Shan Schierenberg Self-portrait as Janus, 2008 Oil on canvas 183 x 214cm Portrait, Art, Portraits, Artist, Fine Art, High Art, Portrait Art, Artsy, New Art

Tai-Shan Schierenberg is a painter of portraits, figures and landscapes. Famous for winning the 1989 NPG's John Play Portrait award, he now has been selected as a judge for a upcoming TV Arts talent show. Here he speaks of his current top 10 portraits at the National Portrait Gallery. Tai has a new exhibition 'That Obscure Object of Desire' on display at Flowers Cork Street Gallery Until 20 April

Bart van der Meiden