Tag Archives: simplicity

Simple Accents …Floral Friday

To paraphrase one of my former art teachers: simplicity is not the absence of complexity, such lack is often the consequence of simplicity. Simplicity is the result of essential ingredients regarding the purpose and place of an artifact. The lack … Continue reading

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Basic Simplicity …Floral Friday

The timing, the conditions, and the materials all fell into place to help this week’s Floral Friday to work out according to plan. The basic idea was to assemble very simple arrangements using materials I already had on hand utilizing … Continue reading

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Simplicity

The sky was a pure, turquoise blue except where the Sun ruled the eternal dome. A soybean field that spread out over several acres, completed the visual effects. A chorus of meadowlarks trilled to provide the soundtrack for the composition. … Continue reading

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Simply Clean …Floral Friday

Clean, simplicity is a quality to admire. This concept has morphed into a personal craving during the early summer, this year. Maybe it’s is due, in part, because of the clutter of major current events and general feelings of frustration … Continue reading

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Improvised Simplicity …Floral Friday

Some jazz improv was playing on the radio as I gathered the materials for today’s projects. There was no announcing of who the artists were or when and where the music was recorded. It was an uptempo blend of electric … Continue reading

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Simple …Floral Friday

Something from the eighteenth and nineteenth century English poet Samuel Rogers struck me as the perfect introduction to today’s selections for Floral Friday. “Almost all men are over anxious. No sooner do they enter the world than they lose that … Continue reading

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Complexity …Floral Friday

The balance between simplicity and complexity often determines whether or not objects are pleasing to the eye. If the item is too spare, it may appear boring. If there are too many complications, it may appear cluttered. Experimentation with this balance … Continue reading

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