Despite the fearsome visage of this piece, the subject is not angry. Rather, he is celebrating! I did this piece to celebrate the first job I earned after moving out on my own: a phone rep for DirecTV tech support.
I have always felt that I followed a different path than most in my life, and the face seen here is intended to communicate that concept. Furthering the message of joy and hope is the hidden message woven into the face, which says simply “Heaven is love”