"Changes" - Self Portrait - Vanessa Victoria Kilmer 20231003
Metallic Acrylic Pouring Paint on Strathmore Mixed Media Paper 184#
9" x 12", done without cleaning the brush or letting it dry between colors
In his art class this semester,
my grandson was studying the portraits done by
the man who painted the official portrait of
His signature style involves the use of repetitive patterns
in the backgrounds of his portraits.
Whenever my grandson has an art piece to do,
we do the assignment together.
It's rather challenging for him because he is colorblind
and that frustrates him immensely.
So part of what I try to show him
is adjusting for these things.
I have dyslexia and dysnomia,
only discovered when I was in my thirties.
I learned my own ways to compensate for both
from the moment I became interested in books at the age of two,