I don’t mean quantity, I mean actually seeing things as they are without my mind’s preconceptions and biases. At a certain point freedom from interference is impossible, but when you learn to focus on what your eyes see rather than what your mind is interpreting a great deal is revealed.
Look at the way the shadow of the tree sprouts from the dark hole of snow around the trunk! The gradient of the sky is always beautiful, ever changing, and FULL OF COLOR! Do you enjoy that totally unique shape of negative space those leaves are etching into the bright blue sky? The reflection of that red car on the snow is creating such a wonderful pink! Its time for me to get out of the house and into the wider world and see some things today!
But first, some new things upcoming at Visual Hierarchy Labs:
Free Online Drawing/Painting Lessons
Revamped Store – Prints of your favorite pieces!
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