When beginning to draw something, it always works best to begin with basic forms and in a way working from the inside out. During a private drawing lesson with a student who has been practicing for several months, I was made aware of Glimpses of His Glory as I recalled Psalm 139:13-15 while working on a rendering of a tea cup and saucer,
"For You formed my inward parts: You knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise You for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are Your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth..."
We worked from the inner measurements outward, creating the actual contours of the cup and saucer on the "frame" of the basic forms. As we wrestled with attempting to recreate these mad-made objects I was once again awed by the creation of THE Creator and have no words.