" x " | oil on stretched canvas

Disorganized chaos…

A friend recently commented on a social media post, showing work in progress and a corner of the mixing table I use. The friend requested a close up of this table, to see the “fun” I was having. Painting is fun. If it wasn’t, few would endure the hidden difficulties and abundant failures encountered throughout.

I’m always impressed by the neat, orderly, way in which many artists set up their stations, organizing their pallets, and keeping things tidy…contrasted greatly by my process, void of any sense of order. Instead, I prefer this setup…I know exactly where everything is…


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