I am fascinated by the look of printed letters and patterns, especially when applied to human faces or animals. Is is because we live in such an information-driven age?
We are bombarded daily with thousands of words and images. I've seen many contemporary artists who have used numbers, letters, and printed patterns as a design element in their paintings. I like the effect.
My portrait series, where all the portraits were done in vibrant fauvist style, was also a little off the beaten track in it's approach. This painting is one of my first attempts at trying collage in portraiture.
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