Sunday, April 1, 2012
Back to the beginning......
Today I went back to the beginning, to my first love.
I had designed a window for my vanity area a couple of years ago and rolled it up and stuck it in the closet. A few months ago I pulled it out, cut my patterns and felt a sense of accomplishment. Then I stuck everything back in the closet.
Today, the sun was out, it was warm, I felt good, and I had no obligations to do anything or be anywhere. I pulled out my design, pattern pieces, picked out some glass and started cutting away. I finished cutting all the flowers out this afternoon. While I worked, I had the same feeling today as I did over a decade ago when I worked on my first stained glass window, blissfully in my own world, without any sense of time, just lost in the beauty of the art. The only reminder I had that the day had passed by, was my stomach reminding me it was close to dinner time.
Now that I have laid out the pattern with the small portion of cut glass, I can pick out beautiful colors of glass and continue cutting since I will not be sticking everything back into the closet.
The leaves are next......................