A very abstract sketch today borne out of seeing where the pen went on the page, it only took shape once I added black:

Emerald Fire 11-2-13

It’s a kind of liberation to do something where I’ve not thought through the end result before I’ve started. I should almost certainly do this more frequently; sometimes highly controlled imagery is rewarding but it’s equally important to swing towards the opposite end of the scale and explore what I can gain from that, if only because it can act as a flush-out when my head’s cluttered.