“Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.” (Henri Ferederic Amiel)
This week’s Timeout for Art covers an impromptu t-shirt painting project; today’s post illustrates the first stage, and the second half will follow on Thursday.
Silvana (http://tinasca.wordpress.com/) on a short visit to Mindo, squeezed a lot into a three-day visit! After touring the Mindo Butterfly Gardens, she searched for a t-shirt that did not shout ‘Tourist T-Shirt!” She found none; I suggested that we search for a white t-shirt, take it to the house and design a unique surprise for her sister’s birthday!
After perusing several hundred (!) images of hummingbirds and butterflies from my computer files, we both agreed that this butterfly pose might make a dramatic “jump-off-the-shirt” design!
Having witnessed Silvana’s natural drawing and painting talents over the past six months, I nudged her forward with a few suggestions. Enjoy following her progress! Continue reading