The MINDSCAPE paintings, all on X canvasses, are a series of landscape-like images, all of which originated in my mind. None is an actual place or a specific reference, though the influence of landscapes I have known over the years is quite clear.
As with any drawing, the beginning of a painting is the most important step. Successful starts lead to good finishes. In the next few paragraphs I’ll explain what I do to start a painting off on the right foot.