I so enjoy the process of painting, the craft of putting paint to paper and something tangible appears. For many years what I saw in my head didn't work out at all. But slowly the longer I practiced the better the results. I used to crop images and just keep the parts that pleased me, sometimes I had a very small painting left at the end!
But when it does come out how you'd like it's a good feeling, a kind of high, and that's why I paint the next day and the next day. I want my painting to get better, and I want to do it as well as I can . I want that good feeling of getting it right again.
And there is always something that I want to change to go back to and try again. Every painting weather it goes well or not teaches me something so it is never time wasted.