Linda Bell  
Mixed Media and Collage

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(posted on 23 Nov 2018)

I have painted very little over the last several months for a variety of reasons and have found it difficult to get going again.  How do you motivate yourself overcome the inertia that develops? One of the ways that I have tried and found helpful is to take a painting that is "done" that I am not completely satisfied with paint over it - retaining some of the parts of the "old" painting but making it new. For some reasons I find this freeing likely because I feel I have nothing to lose. Below are a couple of paintings that have undergone this transition. 

The first painting has undergone three transitions

        

Just 2 transitions for the painting below (so far) - you just never know