Day 5 interrogating the real

I had prepped the canvas before coming in today, with this green liquid acrylic that i had never used. I will definitely invest in more as I really enjoyed using it to create a toxic looking dripping background. The essay I had red called After medium specificity,linked quite nicely as my work started to draw resemblance to Gerhard Richter. This resemblance actually caused me to overthink my painting, I started to feel that my painting was a photograph that should not be the end product, it caused a cycle of painting my painting and then photographing this painting, in an attempt to find some satisfaction that I had reached an end goal. In the end I completely altered the canvas painting with a crimson glaze, ths was to shift the entire process to fine some of the spontaneity that I started with.

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