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idylbrush
04-09-2011, 03:44 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Apr-2011/36241-selfportrait1.jpg

10X10" acrylic ink and paint on paper covered hardboard. transfer and metallic ink.

desrat
04-09-2011, 06:30 PM
Interesting idea, idlebrush. Given the youthful features of the face, I'd be more inclined to see deep contemplation or meditation of "the void", but all the red blood-like speckles do hint at thoughts of death.

Katie Black
04-09-2011, 07:55 PM
Hi, very interesting and really love that green mucho!

marpeters55
04-10-2011, 08:22 AM
Cool!

laf.art
04-11-2011, 08:27 AM
I've come back to look at this painting several times now. The first time I looked I saw another face entirely, one that was looking outward toward the viewers right, then coming back for the 3rd or 4th time I saw the face facing the viewers left. I find this a really compelling painting whichever face I see

ordie4
04-11-2011, 09:42 AM
lotsa action in this one....like it.

PushingPixels
04-11-2011, 11:48 AM
This is very good, I love the just enough paint and texture to make an impact. I also appreciate the psychological undertones.
Color works well too!