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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Getting there is half the battle



Not yet titled - oil
8" x 10"

Worked on this yesterday and today. My eyes were bugging out last night. Anyway, I'm closing in on the halfway point. I'm fairly happy with the way all the glass is coming along. There is a lot of really small subtle details and so far I feel like they are working. This still life is really tough to see progress while I'm working on it. Now that I can look at the first photo from Monday and compare them I feel like I've made decent progress on the road to completion. I can't wait to finish this one. I think I may even like it for a few days when I'm done.

6 comments:

Okie said...

very nice.
I really like the distinctions between light/dark.

Pierre Raby said...

Great job John- lights through the shadows work well.
-Pierre

Johnnie Sielbeck said...

What a challenging subject! I really like glass and the reflections/shadows on the table. Very nice.

Carol Schiff Studio said...

All your work is great John. I'm your newest follower!

Thanks for the nice comment on my blog.

K. Henderson said...

Very Nice! This is my favorite of your paintings that I've seen

donna said...

At first I thought I read "Getting there is half the BOTTLE." ;)

I am very, very impressed with your work and will be looking forward to seeing the finale!

I will be a follower, too. My first one even.