All was going well, then I got tired. Most of what I did on "Pulling Onions" was good. Then, at the end of day I went into the standing man's head and botched it. When I get tired I rely upon old formulaic manners of action, in this case producing a head which is OK in its own right, but does not correctly respond to the overall composition. Explaining this is not simple, since knowing this is intuitive. I can tell you his head should be more like a bowling ball than a naturalistic rendition. I will wipe out his head today and do it as response to the entire entity, and not as a live-alone form. The drawing I did yesterday was a warning that I was tired and apt to fall back into old habits. Instead of being compositionally sound and active, it is simply an exploration of human forms. Dull. Thankfully, today is a new day.
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