Ruby My Dear in the garden
Often students ask to have a workshop on finishing paintings. The trouble with this is the way you finish one painting is not the way you finish the next. I can give you some guidelines but when each painting is done is as individual as the painting itself and its creator.
Years ago I was dating a man who had no grasp of what it was to be making art. I gave him the book, “The Zen of Seeing,” and said, “If you are going to understand art, you are going to have to get in touch with your feelings.”