Saturday, March 23, 2013

Fishbowl Flowers

I used to be really afraid of painting glass until recently when I took a class with Lisa Daria and she told us not to try to paint the glass, but rather paint through the glass.  It sounds so simple, but before that I would paint glass the way my mind thought it was, which was... umm... not exactly how it was.  I have this problem often with many things besides glass.  But now I'm really trying to just see the shape and form.  I'm certainly not a master at it, but I'm finding that it helps just to be aware of the battle between what's in my mind and what my eyes really see.

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