In thinking about the final series, here are some links about working in a series and brainstorming to find your path:
Here is a good discussion of the reasons, attitude, motivations, and benefits of working in a series:
And, the following links are brief and useful discussions of finding your style and artistic “voice”, which constantly evolve:
This link ties working in series to contemporary commercial practices:
Really, the significant goal of working in a series is to think more deeply about art and the ideas it addresses, which are not always immediately evident.
This is a brief interview with Luc Tuymans about the artistic process and his goals in painting:
This is a longer video (linked below) on the artist Ida Applebroog who has a plethora of interesting ideas that she addresses in her work. (She is a provocative artist whose filmmaker daughter, Beth B, has just released an acclaimed documentary on her titled, Call Her Applebroog.)