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Friday, January 1, 2016

Self-Portrait by Donna Bickley

Here is my "cheat" self-portrait (artistic license). Here are the cheats: Back of my head shown, not front; my legs are not as short as they look here I work sitting down, not standing up; I work only on aceo's NOT large canvases; I can't hang my canes on aceo's; my cat can't sit on top of the easel; there is no black cat who stands on 2 feet, nor any mice in my studio
But, some of this is  truth, I do like to work in bare feet, hair is grey-white and about that length and I work with pens mostly.
Ink, acrylics, alcohol inks, and watercolor pencils.

9 comments:

  1. I love your self portrait, and all the whimsy you've included. Happy New Year!

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  2. What a fun piece and story. No matter about your short legs as I love the mice, they are cute ;)
    Wishing all the best you for year 2016 ♥

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  3. I LOVE this! LOL I work in bare feet, too. One must be grounded, you know. :D Happy New Year!!!

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  4. This is delightful, whimsical selfie. I love your description of it all. We have the same hair. I need to draw a selfie for here and Everyday in January today. I better get to it. Happy New Year Donna!

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  5. Thanks all of you! It was great fun to do and allow myself to "Cheat" so flagrantly - besides, I don't DO human faces!

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  6. This was a fun post to read, going back and forth from the writing to the image. LOVE it and your blog! Happy 2016!

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  7. Love your liberal use of artistic license!! You go girl!! Happy New Year and PPF!! :)

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  8. This is so cute!!! I love your interpretation.

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  9. Love how you put yourself into the picture like this Donna.

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