Tuesday, August 18, 2009
I'm pleased to report that I was able to revisit my scrapped painting and salvage it. Part of the problem was that I had too much information in the painting (despite my simple value sketch). A painting suffers--when there is scads of tiny details that distract. I think I successfully scrubbed out the extraneous detail. It is a purposefully gray painting. There is beauty in the grayness and the "not knowing," especially when there is the promise of a new day.