I’ve had a stressful few weeks, but the painting is coming along:

Last week:

This week:

As with every painting I do, this has been a huge learning process.  The transition from a painting’s beginning to its completion never fails to surprise me–it never ends up exactly how I had envisioned it would!

I started out with a rather lighthearted, whimsical idea and ended up with a colossal chameleon-snail floating on a restless sea under a brooding sky.  Now it seems almost morose, no?  My mood must be over-influencing my work…