This week was difficult. I planned to work on older paintings, but I just couldn’t get myself to start. I ended up not painting until last night despite sitting down to paint multiple times throughout the week. The painting above is the result. I’m not thrilled about it, but it’s actually better than it was. I repainted the entire thing and in the process lowered the horizon and altered the foreground.
I’ve been toying with the idea of participating in a 30 paintings in 30 days challenge in January. However, my complete inability to finish a painting in one sitting is a huge challenge I don’t think I’m quite ready to overcome. My normal tendency is paint several layers on each painting, so I would need to overhaul my painting approach in order to finish a painting in a day.
The challenge will likely morph into painting every day for 30 days, which would still be an achievement for me. I usually only paint a few days a week.
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