• Flattening the Landscape

    2 monthes ago - By Bobbi Heath

    There's a problem with this painting. The first problem came to my notice when I sent a photo off to friend. She thought that there was a meadow in front of the trees on the right. Hmmm, it's supposed to be clumps of small plants floating on the water. Smaller than lily pads, bigger than algae. I asked myself why it doesn't look right. And to aid in the analysis, I went back to the scene, got out my trusty grid on plexiglass, and did a quick outline on top of the grid of what I was seeing.
    Despite the fact that the reflection is different (it wasn't as windy this morning as when I painted...
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