During the dripping exercise, as I was trying out the paint consistency and how/if I could control the dripping I came up with this.
I really liked it but had no clue as to how to carry on and in which direction so put it to one side.
During a break in another exercise I fiddled and filled in the squares.
Then I hated it and was disappointed, it got shoved to one side again.
Picked it up a few days later and remembering how I loved dragging paint on with a credit card…
I tried to scratch in some of the lines from the original as I went. Now it was starting to bring to mind the work of Gerhard Richter whom I had looked at right at the beginning of the module.
I tried to mute the colours a bit with another layer and scratched vigorously into it where I felt I wanted to let other colours back through
Close ups of two of the areas I particularly liked. I like how the colours play off each other, its like a crazy tartan.
I suspect the difficulty with this type of painting is knowing when to stop.