Another Do-Over

"In the Beginning," 36"  x  36"
“In the Beginning,” 36″ x 36″

I was recently reminded by a nonfiction book called DO-OVER! by Robin Hemley, of how lucky we are to be able in most cases to paint over wood and canvas—to change things even after it has been in a show. Hemley apparently tried to do-over kindergarten and a few other life events, but it didn’t work out so well.

Of course, when we do-over a painting we always run the risk that we won’t improve it, but more and more it is important that I am happy about my work and confident that I have done my best. “In the Beginning” has been changed a little  before, so this is the “third times a charm” version.

Let’s hope so.  But it’s on wood, so there is always sandpaper.


Author: patricia906

I am a mixed media artist using surface design and texture to explore the patterns and associations in our world.

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