Painting is a great way to release stress and make a space completely your own. Even if you do not consider yourself an "artist," the process of creating something can be so therapeutic.
Here is the final work. I worked on this one evening after dealing with some stress. The process completely changed my weekend.
I chose a bright brilliant color for the bottom. I am not sure why I chose the red instead of the typical browns or greens, but I do think that was the perfect choice.
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