"Shaded Pool"- in progress
Oil - 24 x 33.5

Friends, this painting came SO close to being finished last summer. I was working away on the upper left the last several sessions while noticing my eye was wanting more and more to rework the lower left. It doesn't feel quite right just yet. But the water level had dropped too low by late summer to do that, as other signs were appearing that the season for this painting was ending. So, the recipe calls for another dash of patience, and I'll look forward to diving back in next May : >)

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"Shaded Pool"- easel

on the last session

You can see in this photo that the water level had dropped about 6 inches from its early summer level. I'll wait until next spring to rework the lower left of the piece. See you in May maple leaves! Maybe some of your cousins will impress enough to get into the painting

: >)