The last few I've done are not so great, it seems. Maybe I'm losing steam. Originally wanted to make 20 paintings of faces, but now thinking why make 20 just for the sake of doing that, if the work is not so good because I am losing interest? Or maybe I am just too impatient.
I've made simple shadow-box style frames for the ones painted on store-bought canvases, which have very shallow profiles and rough-looking edges compared to the canvases I build myself. So I think the frame is an improvement:
And then I took a photo with yours truly the artist standing beside the work to give an indication of scale: