|the 3 completed, lined up out on the patio|
I made a resolution this year to paint in series of three.
Some times I end up with 3 paintings that are wonderful and go well together.
Other times it takes 3 tries to get what I want. So far I am learning a great deal from painting this way and plan to keep working with this practice.
With my last series of three, I ended up two that are perfect together and one that got painted over. But even with the one that didn’t work out, it started me in another direction.
The two I like I call more sky writing, the idea that everything about the world is there before our eyes, only in a language we can not read yet. The one that I painted over fell away from that direction and frankly reminded me of a bad Bob Ross painting. But after painting over about 2 thirds of it I saw an ocean pattern developing and decided to start writing by waves.
|the 2 keepers|
|last look before saying good bye|
|painting over what I did not like|
|the remake in process|