Stuck in the Middle

Guanajuato Callejón 2, 16x24, Oil on linen, $860
July 24

It’s always hard for me to start a painting after I do one that I particularly like. Such was the case after I finished Exhacienda San Gabriel de Barrera, seen here. imageI thought I’d try a smaller work just to get something done. I chose a scene from a callejón well above the Guanajuato city center. A couple of attempts into it I reached that middle phase that often haunts me. I spoke about it here. I was drawn to the make-do architecture you see down here so much:

 

 

The second day was pretty much the same. What did I see in this???image

 

 

 

 

 

 

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