i took up art (yet again) a few years ago
one of the first exercises was a self-portrait
another was a picture of the artist’s own hand.
sometimes i’m trying for some effect and am amazed to find entirely different effect happening. i did not see this woman forming in what was supposed to be merely shadows in another sketch until she was right there in black and white. then i only had to sharpen up the outline a bit. she resembles fairies of the human-like type – no wings or feelers, just like borrowers – about six inches high. they are fairly easy to see if you focus on them for a few years. they are fun in dolls’ houses. and yes, there are after-life possibilities for their devotees… you might even meet your long dead uncle george there!