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Now and then I paint representations of my work area (Desk, Clean Desk). It has been particularly messy these days. I’m not sure what motivated me to revisit my desk in its current condition. Perhaps it is the easiest subject, since it is right there in front of me. The thought of filling up the page with clutter of my own making appealed to me somehow.

Today’s watercolor experiment:

I began without sketching. I painted the lampshade first. then brushed in some structures: the edge of the desk in the foreground; the throw rug below that, on which I place my watercolor paper; the upended soda bottle crate in which I store my paint in mini file boxes; the paint brushes sticking out of their bottles; the bronze statue of a jaguar; my large palette.

After letting all this dry, I took up a pencil to sketch…

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