One of the processes to a self portrait

I did a self portrait near the end of the residency. I was quite captivated by Andy Warhol’s Saint Apollinia, which was on display in the gallery of the Castello Aragonese.

Andy Warhol's Saint Apollinia Silkscreen print
Andy Warhol's Saint Apollinia Silkscreen print

I liked that image so much, that I did a grisaille with my minimal palette of white, titan buff, and earth tones in pastels, fixed with medium. This is a process I follow (doing a rendition close to the original) when I am going to change the image in to my own expression. Not always, of course, sometimes I just paint …. but this time I did:

Self Portrait after Andy Warhol's Saint Apollina
Self Portrait after Andy Warhol's Saint Apollina Minimal Palette

And the final expression with the same materials:

Self Portrait Acrylic Pastel Painting Julia Trops
Self Portrait Acrylic Pastel Painting Julia Trops

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