I was determined to get it done. Here's the finished painting…four years in the making!
Watercolors on watercolor paper - 5" x 7" (NFS)
In this last step, the darks were strengthened to make the muscles "pop" and I added the red on the butterflies and the splattering on the torso.
Perhaps that's why it kept getting further and further put off. There was a disconnect with the piece and it started to lose meaning--its life-source--for me.
I'm just glad it's done. Four years!! Can I get a fuckity-fuck and super-shit for old time's sake? Yes, please!
I've decided to give this painting to a blogging friend who's bought a number of my nudes in the past.
It's my way of saying thank you for all the support and advice he's given me these past several years.
And now I can finally say…