The reality of paint day 3 and crit

Though pleased with my experimental sculptures, I lacked a piece that could be discussed thoroughly in the crit and was slightly intimidated  by the amount of work created in my group. Thinking about the many artists who have used instructions for others to create the work, and distance themselves from the piece, I embraced this performance aspect for a final painting. 'Please paint on me/ stick on me/ add to me/ whatever' was scrawled on top of a canvas board that I had been struggling with to create a painting for the project. I filmed majority of the additions to the board and honestly am very pleased with how the final appearance turned out. This is perhaps due to the mix media painting being very distanced from me and therefore its easier to appreciate rather than critic.

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