November 12, 2008

A First Session

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I was quite surprised by Lisa’s suggestion to work with a flower; I seldom work with props, but given my recent exploration of frozen flowers, I decided to give it a go. Not fifteen minutes later, I was totally engaged by the interplay between the two forms, each enhancing the other.
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The flower turned out to be really engaging to work with, and stayed the focus of almost 1/3 of the session. Towards the end, Lisa broke off the stem, and worked with the flower alone.
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The sub-theme of this session was the props that Lisa had brought - the end of the session was spent working with a huge leaf she'd thought might provided a rich mirroring of the lines in the sheets behind her in this image.

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