The landscape I'm painting this time will be of the Gem Lakes, her favorite place in the Aiken area. It'll be a calm and beautiful painting when it's completed. Meanwhile, the canvas is barely coated in paint.
I started off with a blank canvas today, and God, that's intimidating. Sometimes, I have trouble starting a painting because I don't know how to begin or how to not make a mistake from the very start. From previous experiences, I know the painting process gets easier as I go along. Meanwhile, I had to make some mark on the canvas to actually make some form of progress. So far, I've generally sketched out the picture and I've laid in the background of lake water, sky, and ground. It's rough, but I'm confident that this painting will be finished eventually. Key word: eventually. Don't rush me.