THE KEY CONCEPT : Realistic smiles are hard to pull off; stylized smiles are easy.
Defrosting Martha's SMILE
Figures 1 & 2. Domestic goddess and lifestyle maven Martha Stewart poses with painter Will Cotton for her portrait on the cover of her eponymous "Living" magazine's 25th Anniversary issue. Her smile in the photo is much better than the one in the painting. What went wrong?
So many faces. So many ways to express emotions. Faigin examines facial expressions in movie stills, cartoons, fine art, illustrations and photographs and shares his insightful analyses in his monthly blog.