I know these persons. Every person has a different face. It looks like something shines from within. I took a photo of each of them and started to paint from the photos.
I followed what I saw but made mistakes and lost my way. The painting was now the person I painted and had dialogue with, the painting become my company and my new friend. I don't know if they really portray the person on the photo or even my memory of her/him. But when I look at the painted face it's someone who is about to say something.