I have been experimenting with a new direction in my work and I am excited. I challenged myself to not create ANY representational elements in the painting (e.g., lines, symbols, words, etc.). As easy as that may sound it was very difficult for me. I actually had to repaint the whole canvas once :) I did find myself using rags, large paint brushes and splattering paint. It was quite a challenge trying to balance the composition with this method. I had to discover new processes for creating the "visual noise" that is the foundation of a lot of my work.