Goal - To change the reference photo to a
Thoughts – As you can see in the reference
photo, this was an old railroad building near Borestone Mountain,
Maine. It was used as a work camp for
The Canadian Pacific Railroad workers.
I decided to make it into an old farm and remove the railroad tracks which were distracting. I almost overworked this little guy because
I started fiddling – trying to make it a little better, adding a bit more, then
taking away something else, etc. I
learned that I needed to stay focused, to force myself to stop when I liked
what I saw, put down my brush and leave it alone. Good first day lesson for me.