Day #19 of What’s in My Drawers.

Mad Hatter
Monotype with pastel on paper
13″ x 15″

                                                             Most artists have done a self portrait or two in their career. Many have used props or costumer to try on a new persona or catch a certain mood.

Our friend Rembrandt is known to have done quite a few of those. 

As the daughter of a milliner I have spent countless hours trying on the fabulous hats in my Dad’s Nobby Shoppes. It seems that we couldn’t take a family day trip without stopping at one of his stores to either pick up or drop off merchandise for one of his customers. 

In this monotype I am trying on a festive creation as I am navigating my new life after my divorce.

Where in your work do you see your roots?

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