*** The final BFF drawing has been completed, and so this Patreon campaign has ended. Check out my website shawnfeeney.com/bff for more info ***
BFF: a series of 127 drawings combining the faces of friends.
In 2007, I was the Forensic Artist for a New York Police Department, interviewing witnesses and drawing composite sketches of criminal suspects. I wondered, how could these techniques be used in a different way? So I put the call out for photos of pairs of friends on my website. I received photos from people from all over the world, and over the course of seven years, I completed the first set of 64 charcoal drawings:
Through this Patreon campaign, I completed the final phases of the project: combining the combinations ; 32 drawings combining four faces each, 16 drawings derived from eight faces each, and so on until finally there is one drawing emergent from all 128 faces:
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