Study in oils on hardboard. The goal with this one was to gain greater skill and experience with seeing and blending colors. It’s pretty loose, that’s fine. This project was not about creating a photo-realistic painting, but of capturing a certain look of light and color. I think it has been very useful and successful to an extent. Lots more work to do.
Recently “finished”, who knows. I blather on at length here: https://useryartblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/28/distorted-self-portrait/
It’s very wordy…if you’re that way inclined.
If you always look down, you miss the beauty of what's around you in each of life's fleeting moments. The precious experience of simply being in the moment. If you never look down, you won't see that five dollar bill the guy in front of you dropped.