trying to find the good in the really really bad

August 6, 2011

I fought this painting until the bitter end, but the look on my husband’s face said it all.  Thankfully, my second attempt is proving fruitful.

detail of failed pet portrait

Detail of a (now scrapped) pet portrait – perhaps texture got the best of me?

acrylic & oil wash with oil pastel and colored pencil

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5 Responses to “trying to find the good in the really really bad”

  1. Nik Helbig Says:

    happens. when it feels “overworked”, I’d normally discard.


  2. perhaps not a good ‘pet portrait… but not a bad painting !


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