He has bed head of epic proportions.
Art writer Paul Gardner wrote “A painting is never finished, it simply stops in interesting places.”
Oscar should have been finished a couple of weeks ago, but I kept touching it. Now it’s worse.
I’m stopping here, in these interesting places.
I had to add hair. And glasses (since that’s how most people see me). I usually have an unruly mess of random hair strands falling out of my hat to the side, so I just went with that.
Another one down. Yea.
I figured this painting would either work up really fast, or I’d spend an eternity on little details that are completely unnecessary (that would be the normal way I paint). Thankfully, the former seems to be the case, and I’m just having fun with this. Now, to finish the white, is all…
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. Carl Jung
OK, I started this painting at least two years ago. I hope it’s not another two before I finish it.
(So, I worked on the jersey a little.)
Did I mention that I’m a slow painter?