Did you ever have one of those lost weeks? Or two? That was me in recent days. I started painting this 2 1/2 weeks ago and the three sit downs were separated by close to a week each because “real life ” intruded. I finally got it to a passable stage late last night. I decided to work in the evening which I don’t often do. I was determined to have something to post today.
As I said, I felt it needed something to go on the left to balance the composition so I decided to put an onion there. I thought the colors would match well. I wasn’t really happy with the overall definition, so I decided to take Cindy’s suggestion to add some ink and I think I’m glad I did. I tried to also tone down the orange a little although it is not as overpowering in the actual painting as in the picture. I think this is one of those works that I may have to let sit a while before I really decide if I like it. Overall I think it has some good qualities, but I am not quite sure in the back of my head if it will stay that way. I’m hoping to have a lot more time in the studio this and I look a this maybe next week.