mid week, last week, I started an observational self
portrait. below are the 3 stages over a few days.
aluminum leaf and drawing media on canvas
12x14" copyright clarke 2015
above blocking in the big shapes. the head caught
between two gestures. I kept changing my mind.
midway, open mouth? closed mouth? where's
the center? lift the head, place it upon a column.
final. changed dynamic to finish, registering
the shock of losing Suzy. ambient light.