One of the goals of a portrait is to capture a glimpse of the spirit within, to create an image that expresses some essential aspect of the subject’s nature.
Fred Armisen is an actor, writer, comedian and musician. He is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live and Portlandia. He is easily one of the funniest and most talented performers working today, but also, to my experience, he is one of the nicest people in the industry. Watching Armisen’s improv and character work on screen you get a feeling of genuine warmth, intelligence and humor, and these traits come across even more in person, when he is just being himself.