how to paint a painting …

how to paint a painting … the Ben Swift way. I find that I follow this process a lot. I paint start one direction, then go another way, sometimes taking 3 or 4 tracks before I figure out where I’m going. So I thought I could take you along on the ride.


First make something.

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Then decide you aren’t loving it and paint over it. Then try again.

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Then cover that with something.

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Then decide what you want to do and start going for it.

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Some more paint…

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Even more paint…

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And… you’re done. Good job.