Alternate titles for this drawing could also include The Face of God, Checkpoint, and 8000 steps is almost a badge.

Because apparently, my current studio work involves subjecting myself to severe amounts of hand-cramping tedium. That by suffering through the process, a good artwork will result, and will offer me what I’m looking for. It’s like a self-sabotage of the hero’s journey – fighting to slay the dragon, only to realize that I am the dragon that needs slaying.