Volume is a tricky thing.

If you churn out too many, and the quality is not so hot, that is a bad thing.

 

If you are too fussy and don't start enough new compositions, you cannot get practice on new visual situations. It also takes some volume for viewers to get a sense of what you are aiming at, what your visual concerns are.

 

So what I do is get the concepts onto the canvas, so I don't forget everything I wanted to paint, and resolve the pictures later if I have time.

 

I would rather be remembered as prolific, and appreciated for my intentions, and other contributions, and resolve a few really good paintings. Otherwise no one will know of all the things I intended to get to, but ran out of time.

 

Better to put a rough draft out there, (in every life respect), and work on it later, if there is time. Maybe someone else will have to continue it.