To experiment. To see how individual colours and materials respond to one another. To let things flow. Provoking happenstance to give intuition a space to roam. To consciously cover and conceal. To mark out boldly but let shapes take shape.
Discourse and dialog: what does the picture want?
Opposites understood as extremities of the same spectrum. Abstract. Figurative. Chaos. Structure. Turbulent. Calm.
To seek a balance and let associations settle into place. That’s what I look for. And when I’ve found it, I wipe the slate clean and start over.