Every now and then, someone in one of my drawing or painting classes, usually during one of their first lessons, trying something that they have never done before for the first time, will say “I can’t do this!”.





Here, to make a point about practicing stuff, are two little self portrait studies, along with the part that almost nobody else ever gets to see: all of the OTHER self portrait studies that I did along the way that are destined for the “pile of doom”; the hundreds of paintings that I’ve done that will never see the light of day.



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