Finished and framed this (24x30") oil on linen painting that I titled, "Grit"...I posted the study not long ago. This is my usual practice...I typically do a smaller (often (6x8") oil study to check drawing, composition, value, color, edges, etc to make sure it's all working. When I think it will translate to a larger version, I may take that leap and give it a whirl. Ya never really know, sometimes I'll think it's going to work as a larger painting and I'm dead wrong. There are paintings wear I felt I wasted my time and should have simply been complacent with the study. Anyhoot, I like this larger version of "Grit"...It's some of the richest color I've managed to paint in a while. The Orange and Blues make this one sing.