Self Portrait – Summer Time Sun

  • Self-Portrait

This artwork was a painting of myself in 2002.

The reaction of people who see this painting seem to automatically exclaim “Princess Di.”  I think that they do that because of the down turned head and demur pose. I worked from a photograph that my good friend Paige Peter, (a photographer in Los Angeles) took of me in my back yard.

I love how the light touches her skin and creeps around the arm, bouncing of the heals of her feet and how it hugs her shoulders. It is a very relaxed moment, since indicated by having kicked off her shoes.

At this time in my life I was working on the series of paintings with people reading.

4’x3’ Oil on Canvas


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