Some paintings have a much longer gestation period than others. Below is one the seemed to require more than the usual amount of labor. It was a delicate balancing act - lots of shapes, forms, textures and colors that needed to play well with one another. And then there was that delicious white space. But in the end it was the thread that pulled everything together. Tug.
Green Apple Moon; 27.5 x 17 inches; casein on paper; 2013 Mary Nagel Klein