Monday, April 27, 2015
Abstracts anywhere . . .
Remember my online assignment I called "Office Art?" Well, this is a good example of how we can find beauty in the simplest of things, such as a pair of scissors. And the red scarf worked well to set off the clean form of the scissor handles.
But what I really like is how a nearby turquoise piece of fabric reflected in the metal, creating subtle strips of bright blue here and there.
Interesting: A bold form, a bold background, contrasting with the subtle bits of reflected blue. And then the rounded forms contrasting with the more linear or straight lines. A yin-yang sort of thing. All in a photograph of an ordinary pair of scissors.
The silk scarf, purchased in the mid-1980s and which looked particularly good with a black silk dress, was wrinkled, worn, and dirty, with lots of little holes in it. I reluctantly relegated it to the trash. And on we move.
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