Revisiting an art piece

Every week I spend some time looking at art books. Its a wonderful way to get inspired. I have a list of favorites and I love to visit the classics. However, in this post, I would like to tell you how periodically, I revisit my own art. It typically occurs while wax is heated and I have some waiting time. I unwrap a piece, a piece that I was planning to revisit, and just stare at it for a while. I hang it in my studio and sit. And stare. And stare some more. Then I stare some more…

Eventually I know what needs to be done or at least how to get started.

Here is and example from this past week. This is a piece that was due for revisiting for a while now. It used to look like this:

And today, after working on it and reworking it, it looks like this:

What do you think?

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