the ugly canvas after a bit of mucking about
So far its had a liberal application of Cadmium Red Medium with wide brush (quite dry and mixed with impasto gel) and some Cadmium Yellow Deep straight from the tube with palette knife. Plus three black marks in charcoal. At this stage I've called it 'Basic Instinct'.
Below is how it was when it started as the ugly canvas.
the 'Ugly Canvas' as it was when I started to rework it
Can you spot the fundamental problem with it? The rice I once stuck on it is still showing and impossible to remove.