When the “I never said I was a genius” moment hits, it hurts! It is then that artists scramble around in an emotional stupor of self-doubt searching for crumbs of hope from which to re-build their self worth. When a painting is not working, it is always best to return to it after a break. It is often the case that what seems to have no resolution one day is magically reborn through the perception of a new day! Even geniuses have days off!