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

Can you paint a true portrait of a famous person?

Can you paint a true portrait of a famous person?

Yes:
[ 20 ]
 
 65%
No:
[ 11 ]
 
 35%
Is viewing the painted portrait better than seeing a photo of it?

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

Yes:
[ 45 ]
 
 92%
No:
[ 4 ]
 
 8%
Do portraits have to be realistic to be effective?

Do portraits have to be realistic to be effective?

Yes:
[ 4 ]
 
 22%
No:
[ 14 ]
 
 78%
Could you call a song about someone a portrait?

Could you call a song about someone a portrait?

Yes:
[ 15 ]
 
 71%
No:
[ 6 ]
 
 29%
Can painting a portrait from memory be more effective than working from life in telling you about a person or a situation?

Can painting a portrait from memory be more effective than working from life in telling you about a person or a situation?

Yes:
[ 9 ]
 
 36%
No:
[ 16 ]
 
 64%