300x200mm Oil on canvas. This preparatory sketch was initially Intended to be worked up as the middle panel of a triptych with a working title of See, Hear, Say. The triptych idea has been put aside for the present (at least) and I am now working on a larger piece where the portrait is contained within a deep frame comprising painted fragments of biographical imagery.
About the Artist
Michael (Mick) Leetham-Cooper
Returning to oil painting after a career in art education and art software development, I have become fascinated by the ubiquity of photographs and the 'reality' they present - particularly those fleeting, casual and disposable images which, nevertheless, offer something deeper. Such photos are my…View full profile