A thinking face

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    André Girão TaufferAndré Girão Tauffer
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    This is a self portrait I did almost two years ago. It was a real game changer for me in times of uncetainty, even though it’s pretty simple. I was in a strange moment in life, kind of lost actually between things, unemployed, in a different country, but with a strong urge to paint everyday. Then one sunny afternoon, sitting in the balcony to think I realized that this was my face (the whole expression with the hand in the chin) for a big part of the day, if I wasn’t looking like that because I was thinking, then I was because I was painting, or thinking about painting. Anyway, I opened my cellphone camera to look at my face and painted it right at that moment. It was by far the fastest portrait I ever did, single layer, didn’t worry about getting it right at all, just about exploring and having fun. I know it is also pretty simple, might even look silly, but I do really like this portrait.

    Thank you for making me remember that! I’ll surely make some new self portraits later on!

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    LuceroLucero
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    This is great! You really captured the deep thinking here. I like your use of color. Thanks for sharing.

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    André Girão TaufferAndré Girão Tauffer
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    Thank you Lucero 😊

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    Carlise Azmitia
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    Your colors and style are really great here!

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    Jeanette AssiesJeanette Assies
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    Wow! Sounds like my story: giving up my career to do…..what…..? I only knew that I desperately wanted to learn how to draw and paint, and this urge is still there. Just follow your bliss, Andre, because this portrait looks realy promising!

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    André Girão TaufferAndré Girão Tauffer
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    Thanks Carlise! The colors and style in this one are pretty different then what I was trying to do back then. I think that made me like it even more!

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    André Girão TaufferAndré Girão Tauffer
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    Thanks Jeanette! And nice determination!

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    André Girão TaufferAndré Girão Tauffer
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    Decided it was time to look at myself again, so here’s a new self portrait. This one took a bit more of time but still single layered. Had also a lot of fun with this one. I recently bought a new mirror mainly because I had this idea that it would be fun to paint by looking in the mirror. It was!

     

    New self portrait

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