Finally finished a painting I started a little while ago.
The concept was fine, but just not interesting enough.
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I added more texture and colour variation in the second stage. I actually glued down some copper metalic "paper" over most of the black cirlces but didnt like it so I painted over them with a couple of layers of acrylic and still didnt like them. Soooooooo, I ripped them all off in frustration. When I did that some of the metalic remained on the canvas in interesting patterns (the darker copper circles) and ALSO the metalic paper itself that I peeled off had a new and unique design on the reverse side of it (the lighter silvery circles). I glued them back down in different spots. Gotta luv those happy accidents. I was displeased enough with the painting in stage one to have the blind courage to risk it and push on. A valuable art mantra of mine, "If I don't love it, it's not done".