This is an example of what I am trying to do now. A busy street scene like this and the capitol building could have been something I spent hours and hours laboring over and working every detail. But I limited the palette and simplified the scene and left areas of the initial block in basically untouched. Had I kept working, I would have wrung all the life out of it. That took confidence. Sometimes stopping is the hardest part.
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A Painter's Journal
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