Using Macrophotography

You might think, like me, that you’re doing quite well and painting like an inspired maniac. It’s always helpful at times like those to borrow a good camera and take a few pictures of your “amazing work”. Then you’ll see the truth that you’re not nearly as good as you thought you were. Because the camera doesn’t care about your feelings, it has no bias.

The truth hurts, but one thing this self-inflicted wound can do is show you where you need to improve. In my own case, I need to work on being less sloppy, and on whatever the hell I’m doing wrong with my faces & hands. Maybe I just need to slow down a little.

Anyway, here’s what I’m talking about...