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Artist Genevieve Barbee is creating 800 portraits of individuals and their talents. She asks each person one question: "What are you good at?". She's had a lot of different responses...

Dave is Good at Making Creatures, Puppets, and Little Characters


The perspective on this talent is incredibly wonderful and I wish more people took the time to talk about the history and tradition of their talents. When we think about entertainment we usually think, “escape” which is fine and true but we are also taking part in a legacy of creativity that feels intimate and universal at the same time.

Creating this image I thought a lot about the legacy and intimacy of drawing. Straight graphite on paper it was produced in under one hour.