Sometime in the last 10 years I purchased an 11”x14” piece of Masonite. I never used it for a painting or other piece of art. Instead it has been the surface that I have taped 12”x9” sheets of paper to when I work on paintings on paper. I pulled the Masonite out today and could not help but admire the patina-like caked on acrylic paint forming a picture frame. I am starting to consider this piece of Masonite as a work of art in its own right. It might be time to retire it from service and start with a fresh piece of Masonite for the new decade.