Self Portrait with Migraine

by Lisa Byrne
(Southern Oregon, USA)

Self Portrait with a Migraine, Acrylic on Mahogany

Self Portrait with a Migraine, Acrylic on Mahogany

Sometimes they start slowly. Sometimes immediate and stabbing. No Aura. Just pain. Usually on one side of my head. I've been getting them all my adult life, but lately they're occurrence is increasing. As I'm in the midst of completing some self portraits for a show, I decided to paint one during a migraine episode. I think it may reflect some of the chaotic, unpleasant feeling that I can't really describe using words.

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Mar 17, 2013
Amazing Migraine Art NEW
by: Anonymous

Wow this picture is truly amazing.

I hope you feel better and can paint all that you desire.

Thank you VERY MUCH for sharing your artwork.

Lots of warmth to you.

Jul 19, 2010
Choas and Colour
by: James

Yes - I "like" the chaos (in other words, it expresses migraine very well!) - but also the colours. Well done.

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