A series of 4 images.
First, I used oil pastels to color in a spiral – or, as Fox put it, a rainbow snail shell.
Then, I used darker colors to cover it up. By the time I was done smudging everything, my hands were almost completely black.
I wanted to bring out some faces I saw in that mess, but drawing over it with oil pastels wasn’t working. If only there were a way to cut through the smudgy, messy depression and see something – anything – clearly!
Finally, I was able to discover what was truly hiding behind that mess …