Portrait of Ana by Khaled Matar

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Khaled Matar

Portrait of Ana

2019

29.7 x 21 cm | 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in

graphite on white paper

  • Honorable Mention / Da Vinci Initiative Category

Taught by: Vasile Marian

Studied at: Colegiul National de arte ”Octav Bancila” Iasi

Created by the student at 17 years old

For this portrait, I choose a very special person for me to pose, Ana. We've known each other for a long time. I drew a lot of portraits of her, but this is the one that speaks the most to me. I spent almost two months on this portrait, and I learned a lot from it.