Ok so from this list made me recall a few things. 1st my best painting to date was a 12x14 oil I did after a pretty bad break up. Best work ever came from a lot of sadness!!!! 2nd just ask Mindy Burton Burton Burton Burton Burton Burton brooks cake fixes everything for me.... Three best things in life sleep,cake, and well you'll have to guess the third;)
I don't know about the SHOULDs in the title, but here is some wise advice. Pick a few and give them a try. Some were new ideas to me and I'm an ol' lady.