Brocade : Studio Images

This painting is 40"x24"...Errr...16"x24"

 Blocking in color.

Blocking in color.

 Defining the space. 

Defining the space. 

 A lush garden. 

A lush garden. 

 This is where things start to go awry. 

This is where things start to go awry. 

 Changing tree.

Changing tree.

 Adding a large sculpture.

Adding a large sculpture.

 Rejecting sculpture. 

Rejecting sculpture. 

 Adding a pool with suspended element. 

Adding a pool with suspended element. 

 Changing the sky and defining the pool. 

Changing the sky and defining the pool. 

 Removing the suspended element and adding another character in the pool.

Removing the suspended element and adding another character in the pool.

 I wanted the piece to reference the overpopulation in China and the "disposal" of girls. 

I wanted the piece to reference the overpopulation in China and the "disposal" of girls. 

 But instead, I got total chaos. 

But instead, I got total chaos. 

 Removing the girl.

Removing the girl.

 Replacing her with a "meditation rock."

Replacing her with a "meditation rock."

 or perhaps a lotus flower. 

or perhaps a lotus flower. 

 Completely overwhelmed with the changes, I decided to cut the canvas and finished it in a vertical format. 

Completely overwhelmed with the changes, I decided to cut the canvas and finished it in a vertical format. 

 Detail of the finished focal point. 

Detail of the finished focal point. 

 Detail of the succulent plants. 

Detail of the succulent plants. 

 Detail of the tree. 

Detail of the tree. 

 The finished piece. 

The finished piece.