In this post, I’m telling you to do a section and move on.
Last week, I made a post called Perfection Vs Production where I admitted that I need to try to make as many pieces as I can done and not try to make every individual piece just right and in this video I’m telling you how I’ve been putting that into practice.
When I was painting last night, I worked on this section until I’d done all I could on it and then,
I immediately moved on to this one.
When that was done, I moved on to here and so on.
Like I said before, don’t stress over what you’re not sure about. Work on what you are sure about.
I’m not saying that because you finish a section, you can never go back to it. If you look at your painting against you’re reference photo and it’s glaringly obvious to you that something is missing or you need to make a change somewhere, by all means, do it. As artists , we want our paintings to be as good as they can be.
It goes without saying, also, that when you’re doing you’re initial work on a section, you should make it the best you can.
Also if you just want to add something for the heck, because you like the way it looks, again, that’s fine. But what I’m referring to are times when you know what you should be doing or you want to do not when you’re just pondering over a section because you’re afraid to move on from it. It’s the latter situation that I’m encouraging you to avoid.
So do you find it easy to work on a section of piece and move on or do you struggle? Tell me in the comments, please.
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Painter of portraits and wildlife