Whilst priming the board for my piece for the outside wall and thinking what to paint, I thought I’d just whack some paint directly on the wall. The ridges of glue left behind from the printed canvas on there before made a great texture for picking up paint and overlaying colours.
The result was a kind of Monet effect, until abstraction became an abortion! Classic case of of going too far and ruining it. This is what can happen when I don’t have anything in mind as to what I’m painting, I don’t take it seriously and get carried away, then attempts to rescue the piece only make it worse. Not the best method for such a public piece. Best get down there again tomorrow and do something with it.
It wasn’t too bad at this stage: