Perception and interpretation intertwine as they do they filter the meaning of life and ask questions about, who, what, and where one is. This self-portrait questions if the stranger within knows if to show himself as confident. Images are created and often that idea of self is not a confident person. Optimism prevails, and expressions take the front seat.
Using an actual model as the subject, I composed this drawing to add the child. Here, I used my knowledge of early renaissance art.