Monday, July 21, 2008

In Ian's Mole

Self Portrait of the Artist as a Chimpanzee in the Detroit Zoo in an
April rainstorm. Done in the car on the highway and at Crosswinds
restaurant. (You can see the placemat under the mole). graphite
pencil, water color pencil, ink, water color and gouache.

3 comments:

ian russell said...

ha ha, that beats all self-portraits, Mary. Excellent!

Johnnynorms said...

Wow what a great variety of media you are using Mary - an inspiration. I'm still mainly Mr Biro man!

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

I think I also used water color pastels.

It was the expression on the chimp that resonated for me--I was kinda feeling like that myself--and she looked a little old. LOL.