I worked on this three times, the first two times were a week apart, en plein air. Today I tackled it in the studio, looking out the window at the gathering clouds and the same hillside, though from a different vantage point. And as I lay down the paint, adjust with utter abandon what seems wrong, then start to zero in on something that’s working, I feel like I’m working from instinct, not knowledge. I know I like it best now. That’s gotta be a good sign…
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