2 mirrors and 4 self portrait images

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I found this drawing buried in a sketchbook from 1998. I was in a hotel room and still hadn’t dissipated the itch to sketch some more. When I sat on the edge of the bed I realized there were two identical mirrors on either side of the bed… and by adjusting my position I could get the angle of view such as to see myself, front then back, reflecting back into infinity.
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I remember enjoying doing this drawing, seeing it as an experiment. As I started to draw the second face I realized I needed my glasses to see it, so as a joke I drew the glasses on only the second face. I also chuckled when my rear view showed my ever growing bald spot, which I don’t usually walk around being aware of. I don’t think self-portraiture is about fixing my self-delusions, rather revealing the distinguishing blemishes I’ve acquired through life.
This was drawn in “tru-rite” 9″×6″ Sketch Diary, labeled as light weight paper for…
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This has now been thrice ‘Featured’ in the first week after loading in 2010.
First in the ‘First Things’ group;
Second in ’Cee’s Fun & Artsy Friends’ group.
Third in the “Inspired Art” group.
Featured on April fools day 2010 in the “Experimental” group.
Featured in “No More Color” group 4/13/11
Featured in “From Life” group 12/1/15 thanx
Featured in “Art With Meaning” 5/3/16
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