Monday, 12 October 2009

Young A., work in progress

Working on Struggling with this these past few days.

It started as a study copying from this photo, randomly harvested from my old references folder. At some early point I wanted a drastic departure from it, and fell back into what I think is becoming a favourite practice, i.e. making various blends of features from different ethnicities. Why can't there be an imaginary ethnic group of people with asian bone structure and fair skin and hair? (--> And then I remembered that Uyghur people do look like that.

I'm a bit out of shape, though, and my whole approach is clumsy.