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From a picture taken in July 2017. Was taking a siesta on a bench in Pérouge (about an hour east of Lyon), on a surprisingly hot July day. Started a first version with colour nuances and the like, and then decided to go for two tones per colour: one for sunlight, and one for shade. I remember seeing this style somewhere, and Hopes, who is a designer by training, and an amateur painter in her own  right, gave the name of the painter, which I forgot, of course. But the background is artificial.

One of the interesting things about this (in general) is how the human brain can recognize faces (I hope you do!) with seemingly few cues: basically, the shape of the jawline from an unusual perspective

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