Here’s an interesting piece. Painted in July 2020. I loved painting this and I really loved the end result. My gallery (our house) had no room for this one, so it sat in the corner of my studio. Sometime during the late summer or early fall something gashed into the painting unbeknownst to me. Left a one-inch hole in the middle of the painting. I was crushed but I was determined to save it so I duct taped the back and applied some color to hide the rip. The gallery manager, Carol Cook, let me hang it in the hallway. No longer on the floor in my studio.
Lesson: Artists guard your work with love.
Steve Cook Ventura