Thursday, 17 November 2016

Unease banished!

Following a most helpful comment from Olga Norris, I have rotated the last post's drawing right.


What a transformation ... and a relief! Now I can look at the image objectively. The monster is reduced to just a trace and there is an optimistic suggestion of growth.

This change led me to ponder on how extraordinary it is that a difference in orientation can create such a change in emotional response ... and a further thought about the link between what we see and our imagination.

Also, it brings a tip to remember!



4 comments:

  1. I'm glad that you feel more positive about your sketch - it has so much potential.

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    1. Thank you, Olga. I don't know why I was so affected by what I saw in the original drawing. Perhaps it was the contrast between the peaceful spot we were sitting in and the strangeness evoked by the image I'd drawn.

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  2. Rotate and crop. If only the mirror worked the same way!!!
    Isn't this a great reminder that nothing is ever really finished or beyond help/hope. Hmmmm.....refer back to mirror comment!

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    1. I echo your thoughts about the mirror - and the optimism behind the thought that nothing is ever really beyond hope. Maybe I should delve further into my 'UFOs' box and see what else I can resurrect ...

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