now I need glasses

now I need glasses

I think this looks better than my original! Has a quality of 'looking into a fire' about it! Did you outline it in black? It's v effective.

Great shapes, beautifully painted Sian! If you mix ultramarine with a little blob of white it will be smoother.

Thank you very much, Sue and Satu.

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Inspired, but not copied, by a friend's glasses case. I just made it up as I went along and hoped it would be a good exercise for improving my skill in applying paint. But I still found the ultramarine very difficult to get smooth. And now I have the time to paint I don't have the eyesight that I used to have.

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sian strandjones

I always find it interesting to read about the rest of you. I gave up art when I had to chose between it and maths at 'school. I then gave it a go when I retired and have found it a fascinating hobby, enabling me to view with new eyes, to visit art galleries with greater interest, to sometimes haveā€¦

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