The biggest joy of painting is that you never know if it’s going to work out. I spent 6 hours on this painting only to find out I took a wrong turn 3 hours ago. Having concluded it to be a failure, I decided to go full Francis Bacon on it in order to let out some frustration. Turned out I created a proper “accident”.
Example of a Francis Bacon portrait:
I had given up on this painting but now I like it better than my original plan. The joy of art, you never know if it’s going to work out until the last brush stroke!