The making of Paradox

22X30 inch graphite and watercolor on paper

Collage from vintage photo and magazine model lips

Draw spoon

Paint lips

Draw lips

Then collage lips onto paper and add word

“I’m like a real paradox. Because I’m a very serious person, and I take my work very seriously. But I wrap it up in a court jester and a clown and make people laugh and make them feel good about themselves.”

Richard Simmons