I was looking through my Apes folder at pictures I’ve taken of the apes at the Oregon Zoo. One of my favorite characters was Bob the orangutan from Borneo. From the first day he was put on exhibit we formed this bond. His expressions are all unique but intense. It’s as if his eyes are the window to his soul.
The eyes really are a window to the soul, according to scientists.
Patterns in the iris can give an indication of whether we are warm and trusting or neurotic and impulsive, research has found. Anyway here’s a rendering in primarily black and white with a touch of sepia for effect.