Louis Daguerre portrait
Posted 2 years ago and submitted by Eric Colquhoun | Share link: http://illo.cc/92114

This is a portrait of photography pioneer Louis Daguerre.

Daguerre was a French artist and photographer who invented the process that created the Daguerreotype in 1839. Daguerreotypes were the first commercially available photographic process and it was used widely during the 1840s and 1850s

I wanted to give this image the feel of an old photograph to compliment the subject and I chose to render it on toned paper with coloured pencils, white conte and paint.

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