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Edited by Jonathan Vernon, Sunday, 4 May 2014, 10:34

Fig.1. Self-Portrait - early 1977 - age 15 - 6b pencil drawing on cartridge paper

Before and after ...

Fig.2. Self-Portrait - early 2010 - age 49 - 6b pencil drawing on cartridge paper

But what does it tell you about what is going on in that head? This is what interests me. I am still the boy and always will be. I am the child who can remember his first day at school age 4 years and 11 months, who can remember two nursery schools before that too.

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This is the problem with any self- portrait - there is a glazed, even demonic stare into the mirror. There's a picture I did trying to add colour that the children thought looked evil - very rarely for me as my mother encouraged us to keep everything we drew, I binned it. Hitler tried to draw and paint - had he got into the Vienna Academy then what?