I'm still busy with my painting for my grandmother, but I get the feeling I might not finish it in time.
The reason? I got myself stuck in a conundrum. I have 6 days to Christmas and not too much left to do to finish the painting.
What I do have, however, is a ton of detail work. Glints on the ocean. Sunset clouds. A blue haze. Rounding light houses. The figures' hair and detail to their clothes. One of which has a spotty shirt. The rocks need to be highlighted. Sand needs to be added. And a mountain has to be etched in.
Point is, I'm terrified that if I rush, I'll make a mess of it.
So I don't know if I can do it in the next 6 days. Especially when I consider that my guests start arriving tonight.
Oh yeah... and I still have gifts to wrap today.
Have you ever started a painting MONTHS ahead of schedule, only to run out of time because you got scared of the detail in the end? How did you overcome your fear?