Small masterpieces

abstract source material

I’m sure it’s well know already but I came across this process of taping off your paper into squares before then painting over the whole before removing the tape to reveal small masterpieces. The idea is that the edges then become irrelevant and that frees up the flow, apparantly. Anyway, worth a shot, although masterpieces is stretching it in this case… I do like the brushmarks in some areas on this one though, it definitely is more flowey than my normal daubing, so maybe it does work!

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