Quote Originally Posted by markbarendt View Post
I ignore this rule completely. I believe it is purely sexist at it's root.
You're absolutely right Mark - dominating men and compliant women - I'm sure that is, indeed the root. However, I think there's a difference in approach for fine-art portraiture than there is for commercial portraiture which is, in effect a marketing tool. Personally, I applied these "rules" on the basis of intended use as opposed to gender.

Bob H