The Left Handed series are both a reaction to and a prevention of illness. They are meant to be more evocative of the internal, just as the process of painting them was. While restricted on right hand usage more to no more than an hour a day, I starting training my left arm and hand to do what the right could no longer do. During this process it took a greater amount of concentration, coordination, and energy. These paintings became meditations on both the healing process physically and psychologically.