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Day 31. Migrating (7) Left background – layer style. I had to create a separate doc. to isolate & rework the background without affecting the foreground. Tradition says you first work the background – then bring up the foreground. Doing it this way takes a little more time – but well worth it as there is a dynamic at play between objects during the creative process. Background becomes just another object, without any particular hierarchy imposing itself on the elements. I guess it creates a distinct rhythm  on the overall different from the one-two, one-two of a more traditional approach.

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Day 30. Still – migrating (6)! Lower left pentagon. Layer style. The hardest part in this thing so far is doing only one step at the time. I am counterbalancing it by making each object a self-contained painting – something I did not think of when I started…