See, I know I’m my own worst critic. Whenever I finish a painting, I put it away so I can’t look at it for several weeks. If I don’t put it away, I’ll find things that bug me every time I look at it. After a few weeks, I can look at my work with fresh eyes having forgotten earlier issues.
Yesterday, I finished Victory Park I. I added it to my gallery and even blogged about it. But last night, having forgotten to put it away, I saw something that really bugged me. So I updated the finished painting. I corrected the troublesome issue and added something new–just for fun.
See if you can see what I added.
Original finished version:
This used to happen more frequently but over time I’ve learned to discipline myself about leaving the finished stuff alone.
Palette after three days: