18 x 24 acrylic on canvas
I've had this concept for a painting for a long time now. I did one a few years ago and decided to come back to this idea. My intention was/is to have this be a self-portrait with one (me) facing ahead and the other facing back. In other words, one me looking forward to a beautiful future and maybe a sadder version slightly looking back at her past. I had the best of intentions and it is not an easy thing to paint one's own likeness, especially two in one, at least not for me. I changed the one on the right's eyes 3 separate times, never fully satisfied. But here she is...she/her/they are not completed and I am not giving up. This one will be 'fraternal twins' or 'sisters' or 'sisters of the soul' (inspired by Laura :)
Actually I prefer the 'chin version' all by itself. Think I'll be painting more of those in the future. I love to see a partial face, hence my obsession with half-faces.
I will just keep on trying with a fresh new canvas after this one.
Striving for perfection? never!
Striving for the best ME I can be...