These paintings have been in my plain view for a week—I had struggled with the idea that they were ugly. Ok. I can't accept this thought, but that is the thought that I've been working with. Yes, I'm on a 100 Paintings Challenge to paint 100 paintings, and yes, some of them may be ugly. But they are ugly in a "bad 80's mass production" kind of way. I took sandpaper to them to smooth off the rough bumps, and I'm going to start again on them...refining my skill development. Promise.

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