Eventually I blink, or the phone rings, or I can't locate a particular brush, and I find myself back on earth. So I step back and take a moment to activate the analytical. I stayed very basic and playful with this piece. Wanted to see what would happen if I added a skinny little bit of complementary collage.
What happened was the painting lost some of its depth, I think because the collage was literally and visually sitting starkly on the surface. I went back in with pastels to give everything increased texture, and that brought back some of the depth, but in the end I think this piece needs a little more attention.
Or, it'll make cool collage paper for a future project.
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