Its not a one and done deal.
Most of the time I have absolutely no idea of how or what the painting will become.
This piece started over an old painting that I was not happy with but loved the incredible texture the canvas had built up with its many layers.
Its a lot of back and forth trying to decide what to do next. And a lot of the time I have absolutely no idea of what to do. There is usually a lot of staring involved. A lot of putting it aside. Putting it back up on the wall. Especially during the middle, ugly stages. But somehow a design emerges. And if I am lucky I am pleased with what is happening. Do I stop now or keep going? And on and on it goes...
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