Friday, November 22, 2013

Paintings take on a life of their own

Autumn Woods © Maud Guilfoyle, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40"

I may do preparatory sketches, take photos for reference, or even do small color studies, but invariably a painting takes on a life of it's own. If I am open to it, the  process flows smoothly. If I try to override what is unfolding it can become a struggle.

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