For my first canvas of 2014, I painted over this abstract:
Here's a process photo:
And it evolved into this:
It's collage and stenciling and painting all mixed together and I love it! It's a more sophisticated version of some work I've previously done. I'm happy to see that I continue to evolve. I hope I always keep evolving and changing as an artist!
Here the painting is, hanging in my apartment (ignore the mess, please):
It's a large-ish canvas: 30x30 and so the face is larger than real life and I think that makes it quite powerful. The size is something that just doesn't translate through photos. Texture too. All the collage (Gelli printed deli paper, by the way) also gives the piece so much visual texture and that just doesn't translate the photos. Guess you'll all have to come over and see it in person. ;)
Thanks for stopping by!
P.S. When my Mom was here she took some new headshots for me. Some of which include this painting in the background. What do you think? Do you have a favorite?