It's funny because it's both self-deprecating and sincere.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Painting 012 - 5/12
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Oil on gessoboard
I decided to atone for the previous painting by tackling one of my biggest challenges to date: the glass. And what do you know? Apart from a really wonky, not-in-perspective circle for the rim of the glass - and some strange things going on with the metal band as seen though a layer or two of glass - and something happening with the interaction of tea and teabag above the line of the water, I think I might actually have pulled it off properly! And without any blue, ohyeah.
But it wasn't until I put it next to the original glass that I got properly excited:
...because that, ladies and gents, is a week's worth of progress.