|Snow Day: 9"x9"|
I think this may have affected today's painting, somehow!
I started with some stretched lightweight canvas. My sewing machine hates the heavy canvas that I normally use for my oil pantings and I wanted to keep my options open in case stitching was needed. It wasn't.
I applied some modeling paste through a chain-link stencil and some scrim before painting all over with gesso.
The next stage is my favourite, I just work layer upon layer of paints, knocking back, bringing forward until I am satisfied. I applied some tissue horizontally across the painting to reduce the strength of the chain-link fence and then painted some more.
I tried a little crackle glaze at the top right, wasn't too keen on the result, so painted over it. I pondered for a while, it looked unfinished until I added the scribing with the white marker pen and now it is complete.