Amelia’s face got the attention it has waited for, and I’m pleased with the way it’s going. She’s going to look great now. I’ll let this layer dry thoroughly then continue laying down the layers of the flesh over this much improved base layer. She’s ghostly white right now, and will get more solid flesh as the layers build, but here’s the foundation.

I’ve been pondering the depth of Amelia’s name, reflecting that the pronunciation of her last name divides into “Air” and “Heart”, so it seems that her mythical status is supported by her identity. She really is the elemental representative of the air.

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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