I am not ashamed to admit I am struggling a bit with this painting.
The idea is as clear as a bell in my head as to what I want to achieve but it's just not working.
The painting is of the four children standing, looking at me, still and watchful, and the more I add to it, the worse it gets, so that lovely still enigmatic quality is swiftly being lost.
I think tomorrow I shall have to start again. I'm just getting mired in the detail now.
But meanwhile here are some snippets which are ok in themselves.