At TEDGlobal 2011, portraitist Siegfried Woldhek sat down in the Autodesk Café with an iPad and some special drawing software, and proceeded to sketch, with lightning speed, anyone who took a seat in front of him. You can see his work in his iPad Portraits Flickr set — attendees, TEDx hosts, Coffee Common baristas, and TED Fellows, all sketched in his inimitable style.
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The bright, useful TED2011 Program Guide (download it for iPad or for desktop) draws a good helping of its personality from 50 extraordinary drawings, from the pen of illustrator Siegfried Woldhek. (If his name sounds familiar, watch his TEDTalk.) Charming and incisive, the portraits of TED2011 speakers and performers speak volumes about who they are. […]
Earlier this year at TED2008 in Monterey, California, the artist Siegfried Woldhek unveiled what he believes is the true face of Leonardo da Vinci — through an elegant piece of artistic detective work. Now Woldhek has produced this drawing at left, imagining Leonardo as a young, a middle-aged and an old man, in three-quarter view […]