Friday, May 15, 2009


Once upon a time I did a bunch of really awful paintings. They mostly looked like this:

That particular peice now looks like this:

And there are 10 more that now resemble this:

This is the third time in my life as an artist where I have taken old paintings and painted right over them. The habit of self loathing started in High School. Soon enough, I'm sure these will have a fresh coat of gesso over them once more.

I will probably keep painting over old work until I get that stroke of genius.

1 comment:

Isaac Klunk said...

I've done that too. I really love how it feels.