February 12, 2009

Mermaid

In the beginning I just lay down whatever I am thinking about…

trying not to judge whatever it is or wether it looks good or not.

This painting is at the stage that I don’t really like too much

of what is presently there. It feels simplistic, thin and overly

decorative. This is early in the painting process-there is not much

paint on this painting. Once I start covering up and re working

the painting it generally gets better. Most of this will probably

change. I find this the hardest part and it kills me to stick it

on this blog as generally it’s nice to only show the best work

as if you never make duds. Often I find the paintings of

others, when they are not working, the most interesting.


Nicholas Wilton

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