I have been slowly but surely working away at this piece. Normally, I put a layer of paint on prior to starting a painting, but I was so eager to begin that I did not. It’s made my layered painting style a little more difficult since I do not have base coat. Some of that white showing through is gesso not paint.
And since this series (if I ever get through with this first painting) is all about self-image & self-identity, here’s a self-portrait: