This is the painting I was planning to do at Whistler two weekends ago. When road conditions and other issues cancelled it I spent the weekend at home finishing it up.
It’s definitely been playtime for me in the past couple of weeks. I’ve been experimenting with mixed media and different interpretations of some themes I’ve been working on for a few months. Sometimes it feels like I’m banging my head against the wall.
The little panel to the right hosted three completely different diastrous paintings before I did this one, at the end of a long and frustrating day. I’m glad I tried just one more attempt because it inspired me to paint these two small panels: