— Daydreamer (Self Portrait #2) & Alternate —
27 x 40
© Jordan Manigo/Yarad 2012
To me, this little guy has always been a manifestation of how I see myself on the inside. He’s a reflection of my confidence, my surrealist sensibilities, my nostalgic and outré personality, and most importantly, my imagination — a self portrait and a visual story of how art has always been a shelter from the more unpleasant aspects of my life. (represented by the umbrella that protects him from rain)
I’d like to think that, as he has grown and developed, so have I, as a man, and as an artist. ▲✒☁ ☂
Suggested listening: Karen O and The Kids - Hideaway
…that song really inspired this piece.