Votes Archive

Tell us what you think about portraits, artists and sitters in our portraiture poll

Have you painted portraits in class? / this year?

Previous polls and results

Does painting from a photograph make an effective portrait?

Does painting from a photograph make an effective portrait?

Yes:
[ 7 ]
 
 88%
No:
[ 1 ]
 
 13%
Does a portrait need to have some written explanation for you to understand its meaning?

Does a portrait need to have some written explanation for you to understand its meaning?

Yes:
[ 2 ]
 
 22%
No:
[ 7 ]
 
 78%
Is a painting of an animal a portrait?

Is a painting of an animal a portrait?

Yes:
[ 8 ]
 
 53%
No:
[ 7 ]
 
 47%
Is viewing the painted portrait better than seeing a photo of the portrait?

Is viewing the painted portrait better than seeing a photo of the portrait?

Yes:
[ 26 ]
 
 93%
No:
[ 2 ]
 
 7%
When viewing a painting does it make you want to know the sitter? / know the artist?

When viewing a painting does it make you want to know the sitter? / know the artist?

Yes:
[ 11 ]
 
 85%
No:
[ 2 ]
 
 15%