I guess I lied earlier when I said I wasn’t going to come back to this one. I saw it sitting in my recent files list in Photoshop, reopened it, and put another 20 minutes into punching it up. It came a long way in those 20 minutes, if you recall where we last left off:
Sometimes I make art that I like to call “ahead of its time” – art that stays “good” in my eyes for years. Some stuff in my portfolio has been there for 5 years, because I still feel it’s among my best. That art was “ahead of its time”
The painting this new one is based on was “behind its time”. Stiff and awkward even when I made it, even though I put twice as much time into it. I feel like doing these remakes is a great way to gauge my own growth as an artist. Even though artwork is just a hobby, it’s a SRS HOBBY(!!!111) and knowing I’m improving keep me motivated.