Most painters probably experience this occasionally; work that seems clever at the time is sold and later, on review of the photo, looks unresolved and embarrassing. Just as often, a temporary frustration causes me to destroy something that actually had promise. I could fill a gallery with worthy 'lost' paintings. Oh well, I live in the moment in my studio. Here`s an example from last winter that didn`t survive.
oil on canvas 30"x24"