There are 7 layers of molding paste there, all in varying shades of blue (and white, with a layer of asparagus-colored green thrown in for an occasional burst of color). Now I need to sand back the layers to show parts of all 7 layers on the canvas at random. The layers alternate between a layer of a flat color and a layer of designs followed by another layer of a flat color, etc... a la this picture:
Unfortunately, once it was all dry today and ready to sand, I discovered that my electric palm sander is not up to the task. So during my lunch break tomorrow I've gotta go to Lowe's and pick up a higher powered circular sander and not skimp on it this time--Hitachi here I come. Once I get it done I'll post a finished picture. It's going to be gorgeous!
I've also got a few ideas that I've discussed with the art director for an upcoming photo shoot I'm doing for a magazine, but I'm not releasing those details yet. You'll have to stick around for the details of those paintings!