Finally finished this thirteenth self portrait. It morphed as it progressed; each time I donned the hat aspects changed so the final pose shows the ear which was hidden in the initial 'sketch'. Used two new colours. Madder, a wonderful earthy red and secondly, Flesh tint. The latter ironically used for the background not the face! Measure 60 x 40cm. Oil on board.
About the Artist
I undertook Art History and Drawing at college. On leaving, my art was put on hold for many years as I worked for employers in unrelated streams. In the early 2000's I returned to art for my own pleasure. I started drawing animals for friends which grew into producing commissioned dog and horse…View full profile