A "before" and "after for you today. The bottom painting is what I started with. It was a painting I started 2 years ago in my quest to teach myself to do oils. I thought what I wanted to do was a glazing approach, layer after layer of transparent oil glazes, but that proved too tedious for me. So this little gallery wrapped canvas (sides are 1.5") sat in my studio for 2 years. Today was the day to finish it by just painting over the top of the underpainting. It turned out a lot brighter and a little more painterly.