Still life painting of garden pot, berries, and yellow flowers

Wisconsin artist Bethann Moran Handzlik demonstrates the painting of amaryllis and roses through the use of time-lapse video. Handzlik paints from “direct observation” — a technique in which she goes to her subject, or sits among it out in the landscape. Her painting process demands sitting in front of a subject for a protracted period of time and entails careful and dedicated looking and seeing. To learn more about her work,