Building on the structure.

Each of the next few images are steps that create the flow of the viewer’s eye movement through texture placement. a sunrise 5The changes to the canvas at this stage are not always dramatic but I paint a bit and walk away for a bit. For me, because of life schedules and commitments, those time bits can be hours or days but that can actually be a plus. When I have the opportunity to sit down again it is easier to see what needs doing.a sunrise 6

In some cases I add elements and then come in and take them back out, or change the levels of the lines between parts of land and sky. It is a slow and serendipitous walk during this part of the painting. Slow is sometimes irritating and certainly tests patience as I can sometimes undo everything I did at a previous setting.

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