You put it aside.
You feel it needs something else to complete it.
So you forget about it.
You look at it once in a while.
Which is good.
You don't mess with it. You wait.
And then one day the finishing touch appears like magic.
Magic is the willingness to leave it alone and let it speak to you in its own time.
|Gouache on paper.|
Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown