Enchanted Portraits & Decision Making

Queen Suya in the Cranberry Forest, Gouache on paper

I’ve had this drawing for a long time and it wasn’t until recently that I figured out how I wanted to finish it. The trouble with moving forward sometimes is the infinite choices and possibilities. How can we make it easier for ourselves to finally make a choice?

Setting specific limitations or project boundaries helps.

For example: Things that have helped

โ€ขDeciding to only work with a certain number of colors

โ€ขMaking a time limit or “finish by deadline” regardless of what it looks like

โ€ข Choosing one subject matter to focus on