Revisiting old work tends to bring about totally new ways of thinking about it. I abandoned the image above years ago because I decided that it lacked impact and originality. Looking at it again years later, I’ve sort of warmed to it. I began this image at the same time as the Studies series. Both were approaching the same topic, but ultimately I thought the approach in Studies suited the concept best. The veil in this image seemed to make a heavy-handed commentary about marriage, which wasn’t a direction I was interested in going. Now though, I feel this evokes a different message about womanhood that I’m interested in pursuing further.