More palette cleaning (I'm cheap and wasting paint still bugs me – I'll get over it).
This is based on the negative shapes in the NYT crossword puzzle, which are almost always symmetrical.
I also got an award sent to me by a wonderful painter, Camille LaRue Olsen, who has a great blog of her own, and who also contributes to the Different Strokes blog. Check out her stuff, and check back often. She also shows a lot of her preliminary sketches and other tips on her process, which can be very illuminating.
You just missed her first solo show, but I'm sure she'll be having more!