Well as sometimes happens I've spent nearly all day working on a couple of paintings only to step back and

realize that I've gone too far with both of them. They will now get the whiteout treatment and I'll go again.

It's a bit frustrating but part and parcel of the whole painter thing - at least it is as far as I'm concerned.

So here is a photo

I'm not particulary sentimental as a rule, except with animals, and I'd decided a while ago that due to situational and financial constraints I would have no more than 30 or 40 paintings hanging around, anything that hadn't been sold would be recycled in one way or another. So today I pulled out a painting that was painted around 5 or 6 years ago and moved it around the studio and let it sit for a while and eventually laid it down with the intention of laying a few marks and I cant, I just cannot seem to put a mark on the canvas.
Looking at it I can see the first time I tried a certain technique,