I really struggled with this one. When I work on two at the same time, I go back and forth, but at some point I usually end up spending more time on one than the other. Well, that’s what happened here. This poor guy was left on the side because I didn’t know where to go next.
Here’s a progress pic after many layers:
It was looking okay, but just not where I wanted it to be yet. So, that meant being a little bold and adding shapes and colors and marks to give it more interest, more oomph. I think I did it. It took some time and telling myself to just go for it. Definitely good advice!
Here are some detail pics:
Here’s the final piece:
It’s All I Need
I named it “it’s all I need” when I finished. Truly, if I can paint like this every day and feel happy…even giddy, then it’s all I need. I used 12×9 inch watercolor paper with acrylics and pencils. Like my offer yesterday and to thank you for following my art journey, I’m reducing this one to $85 (regularly $115). And, I’m offering free shipping anywhere in the world. Just reply to this email if you’re interested.
I grew up in a home where every Saturday (after morning cartoons) was housecleaning day. Vacuum, change bed sheets, clean bathrooms, wash floors. I still do all those things….just not on Saturday! I hope that your Saturday is spent doing something creative!