The practical execution of this portrait will be done in the context of a study that goes along side it.
This study looks at how technological advances in digital media change the meanings and practice of an art form. In particular, the translation of traditional figurative sculpture into the digital process of 3D character modelling is going to be observed and analysed.
The effects of this translation on the production process and the meaning of the outputs can be examined as they interact with and are transformed by the medium.
I will be also be looking to place this within a wider cultural and historical context.