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11 September 2010

Inspiration Avenue - Simplicity

Usually when I make a circle it is the start of a zen doodle.... and I started with a circle. Such a simple pure form, a circle. After the circle forms, complexity usually enters but I told myself - NO. Do something for the "simplicity" theme challenge at Inspiration Avenue. So instead of a lot of pen work, only a few more lines emerged and then I played with my crayons. Those fun Caran d'Ache ones! So here is my simple image!


Earlier this week, I also did a simple sketch of our friend Lisa at Priti Studios. Let me know if you think it looks like her! 

9 comments:

  1. Yes it does look like her! Her pumpkin girl is gorgeous, lucky you!
    Now onto this simple sketch - just perfect in its simplicity!!

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  2. This is just wonderful! I'm always amazed, when an artist minimizes strokes, materials, colors, etc., at how much is conveyed. This pieces captures my imagination ... I could look at it for hours.!

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  3. Simplicity is a challenge for me too! but this turned out so great!

    Smiles

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  4. I struggled with this challenge, but YOU have nailed it. The simplest of lines and shapes formed a magnificent work of art. Lovely entry.

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  5. I like it! Simple,colorful and tells a story in just a few lines.
    :-)

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  6. I think you smashed it!! Clever and simple!

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  7. I think you managed the true Zen vibe, Eva!
    You caught a feeling...and that is what the great artists do, right? It shows a pureness of spirit. BANG!
    I am super clever with my avoidance tactics too!
    My house is getting cleaner and cleaner, LOL
    XoX

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  8. Lovely piece and I love your blog header!!

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  9. that pumpkin girl ROCKS! And blues in the circle go along nicely with the simplicity theme-CONGRATS TO YOU!

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Looking forward to hearing from you!