Thursday, June 24, 2010

Another Revision

I reworked another old painting today. This one was a sunrise at Cape Hatteras. Here's how it looked a few hours ago:

Since it's been sitting in the Rack of Unloved Paintings for years, it was a prime candidate to become something else. I turned it into a storm over the Iraqi desert. Here's how it looks now:

I don't know yet if it's done. That's pretty common: often I won't know if something is done for several days. As a painting dries, the colors change a bit, and I need to see it with fresh eyes.

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