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Face-off #1

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It was lockdown. Time on her hands... lots of it. Always an amateur artist of still life, she was fed up with its solitude and stillness; she just wanted the life part, human to human interaction.

Claire had always eschewed technology and particularly social media and, worst of all, the current preoccupation with online ‘conferencing’ and ‘partying’. She preferred one to ones, in person.

Thus she decided that her ‘one to one’ would be herself... in the mirror. She would move on to portraits... of herself... in the mirror. Lots of them. Claire would create her own party. With herself...

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    Neville Hunt 3 months ago

    A little story; I know not how long, but prompted by Mrs H switching from her usual studies to self-portraiture... not her favourite as she doesn’t see herself as I do.🙁 (it’s pretty obvious though that she can’t stomach drawing my ugly mug 🥴)

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    Frenchie 3 months ago

    Hehehe... good for Mrs H. Pursuing new passions. You know, I don’t think that she can’t stomach portrait you 😃 I believe she doesn’t want you to be disappointed 😊

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    Drew Martyn 3 months ago

    This is a great start, Neville, looking forward to it, however long it is - also, Frenchie's right :)

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    shaun 3 months ago

    Brilliant. I too have adopted using myself as a model for my new enterprise of painting. However, if my lockdown binge eating doesn't stop soon I shall have to switch format to self-landscapes.

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    Neville Hunt 3 months ago

    Hahahaha! Thanks for the laugh Shaun.🤣

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