Music, or rather the musicians influence Randy McQuien Jr.’s art. Faces intrigue him. Every line, wrinkle, dimple, even the thickness of ones eyelids coupled with a glimpse of raw emotion helps showcase the life they live and legacy they create.
As a portrait/caricature artist, Randy McQuien, Jr., enjoys observing the details within a person’s countenance that makes them recognizable or relatable.
His challenge is to exaggerate those characteristics yet maintain a likeness. Sometimes the most obvious feature to emphasize is too easy. Randy believes embellishing the nuances is what makes a person unique.