Quiet Portraits

2015-2016
Digital paintings with scanned brush strokes

Statement:
When I was very ill, I found myself unable to leave bed for weeks or months at a time. I could feel time passing, and the isolation and lack of practice concerned me. I could only really move my wrist, and worked in fits and starts. I did some small and simple portraits of friends and family during this time, painted using a tablet and a stylus as traditional paints and brushes were too physically heavy for my body to support. These are some of those portraits.

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For other work made during this period, please see the Needles series.