Back in the studio
This large canvas spent a few months in the closet waiting on some inspiration. Paul Cezanne once said 'It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.' For this exact reason, I still have a blank sketchbook that I bought eight years ago in Italy. The pages are perfect, too perfect, so I've left them empty. I didn't want to do that with this canvas, so I pushed aside the idea of messing it up and just started painting. What I love most about acrylic is that you can always change it, unlike a drawing which can only take so much erasing (though I love this) or a color woodcut that can be ruined by a shift in registration. Painting in progress, 24" x 30" acrylic & pearlescent ink.