I have 5 or so paintings in transition and I took a couple of quick shots of the pieces I have spent the most time with lately.. They are totally ugly stage right now, but slowly I am figuring out what they are supposed to be.
She's on a 6x6" canvas. I want her to be more deeply colored, richer, and moodier. Atmosphere. Depth. These are the things I am thinking. Also, I don't know what happened, but she made me paint blue mermaid hair.
You might remember her when she was white-haired she needed a change, and I'm really happy with the tattoo.
Then there are battles like this one- a large painting that was being stored too close to my son's art desk.