Because everyone loves bill murray
2019

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I created this smaller portrait as a personal challenge.  The smaller the portrait, the more difficult it is to make using the cell process.  I chose Bill Murray as subject matter because the way he lives his life brings me joy.  He exudes a mixture of spontaneity, charisma, and complete self confidence.  He is just an ordinary guy with an extraordinary life doing both ordinary and extraordinary things.  After completing it, I swore to never do anything smaller.  One of the best pieces of advice I have every been given is that sometimes when you create a work of art, it is yours and you need to hold on to it.  This is one such work.  It is a 2' x 3' made out of tape and coated with resin.

“The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself.” – Bill Murray