This day was my son’s 7th birthday party. We had been cleaning and setting up the living room. We just had a small party with friends at our house. I had been taking some photos of the finished product and I decided to take a shot in front of my painting. This is an oil painting I did for a painting class and yes, it is a self-portrait. It’s one of my favorite paintings that I’ve done, ever!

 “No great artist ever sees things as they really are.  If he did, he would cease to be an artist.”  ~Oscar Wilde

Our decorated living room, with my daughter in the foreground.

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