I love the editing process, whether it's with writing or painting. I decided I wasn't quite happy with 'bounces back.' Although I love the sentiment, and it will most likely reappear, there was something amiss about the portrait. I strive in my art for spontaneity(to spell it right too)-paintings that look like quick sketches. Some artists are gifted in this aspect. It's an oxymoron of sorts but some, like me, take a long time and many versions to get that raw, fresh, naive quality. Therefore I have no problem with do-overs. I also felt the background in 'bounces back' was too busy-enter the editor. I could edit down even further...and eventually I might-but am happier with it now. 'cuba or bust' is a thought of a personal nature involving someone close to me that was on my mind yesterday.
The message here is:
If you like one of my paintings enough to buy it-best give a quick shout-out because it might be gone tomorrow!