I do feel like I am finally starting to resolve the current piece. Here's a few closeups. Apologies for the dull light - I photographed this at night with the studio lights on.
I can guarantee it won't look like this when it's finished, but at least I am through the 'pain barrier'...!
Acrylic on canvas, 76cm x 101cm.
Below: Roughly fifteen miles of masking tape have been used in the making of this picture.