I just started a new painting about couples and love – about 20 x 30 in oil. After months of procrastinating about composition and what size the painting should be, I just jumped in. So far so good. I like my drawing and I think the size is perfect and I am ready for the adventure of capturing the sweetness of the pjotograph that inspired me. The picture is in black and white but I am not going to make my painting with just two colors. There is so much hope in their faces and I need to use color to help me get the point across.