I don't always get a chance to post pics on a daily basis, it's more like a weekly thing now because I am usually in the art studio painting up a storm. This is one of several small paintings I did for what I hope will be a "Wabi-Sabi Abstract" workshop using water-media and lots of interesting texture techniques. Metal tools are one thing I tend to collect and I love to hunt for them at my local yard sales. The texture in the background of this painting could be made using at least 4 maybe 5 different tools that are easy to find, but this one was created using a notched, metal scrapper and gouache paints. Fun!