Obviously my mirror is warped - that is all I am going to say.
I admire Ray Turner's portraits and his style of painting. So I picked one of his and decided to copy it and then paint my own, in his style. Here is the original. I feel like crying - I thought he caught a beautiful expression. I would give my first born to paint such a beautiful painting. Don't worry, my first born is out of the house and not mine to give away. Here is the drawing I did and the painting.
And here is my version
Am I upset that it stinks. No. I just heard a cartoonist say that each cartoon he does is practice for the next day. That is my new motto. "Each yucky painting is practice for the next day."