I’m not certain when I painted this picture.
I think it was around 2011.
It’s certainly an old painting.
I know the place in this painting very well.
It’s a car park very close to my house.
And although I don’t think it is a good painting I’m glad I painted it.
Because this is a very unusual subject for me to paint.
It’s not what you think of as a beautiful scene.
Namely, a puddle in a car park with a few pigeons.
And yet I think it is visually interesting.
There are a few things in particular that I like very much about this painting.
Such as the reflection of the birds in the puddle, the interesting textures and the shadows on the wall.
I should throw away this painting.
I will keep this painting though because it shows me the importance of being a little more adventurous in the subjects that I paint.