a journey of plastic surgery and paint

Hi friends! I recently resolved an oil painting titled Rhinoplasty. Here's the journey behind the work:

I was initially inspired by a quick still life I completed over the summer:

Guess what? I loved pattern! Who knew? So I devulged my pattern sensibilities by creating a painting centered around two points: my fascination in replicating pattern with paint and the relationship between myself and a garden bunny that was in disrepair in my backyard.