I love being able to use old paintings and studies that are otherwise unusable (aka: hideous) and paint over them. In these two circumstances, I am painting over studies I did of a glass jar. I still have my best one; I just couldn't let myself paint over it yet.
I also enjoy seeing step-by-step photos, and I think that's mostly why I continue to take them. These are not finished yet, but please enjoy them nonetheless.
These pictures are not excellent, in the taking of the photo and the crude cropping, but please look past that for the moment.
And the second painting: