Mary Borgman


Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Mediums: Charcoal on Mylar

Interests: Psychology

March 6, 2009

Drawing this Weekend

Many of my models are people I spot in public places. I trust my intuition when approaching total strangers; it has led me to some fascinating people, such as Kaveh Razani. I spotted Kaveh at a neighborhood coffeehouse and he agreed to let me draw him.

Sometimes I find myself so inspired that I do several different portraits of the same person. Kaveh and I are planning to do another photo shoot this weekend.

All images © Mary Borgman, 2009

Kaveh Razani with his portrait in the studio

Detail, Portrait of Kaveh Razani, charcoal on Mylar

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