Monday, January 20, 2014

My Sasquatch Portrait

As you can see, the painting process is awkward. I have only done one portrait in my life and I have facial amnesia, so I cannot conjure up a single face, even my own or loved ones'.  This is, as best as I can describe it, a channeling process. I let my hand determine the features and it developed into someone extraordinary. I named him Adahy (Cherokee for Man of the Woods).


Now, I'm getting an understanding of the soul of this man.

It was critical for me to show his camouflage abilities.

I stopped at this point to let me have some time with the face. I hung him up in my bedroom beside a huge fern which seems to show, well, his ability to blend -


In the future, when I make adjustments in him and feel he's complete, I will share -



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