Didn't like the outcome. Then I added some white and went at it again. Didn't like the outcome. Then I just went for it! Bold strokes and some dabbing. While I was at it I added loads of colour to the gloop in the pipe and then a red ink and put some white splotches in for luck.
Anyway it was all very new to me and it was fun. Its a lot less blue now :-)
I was thinking that it must be good to do one of those oil paintings where you are using a knife to apply the paint. Lots of texture and boldness in the application of colour.
I think thats one of the nice things about the hobby. You find yourself doing new things and learning as you go.