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Minimal Salad

By BlueRoom
Minimal Salad?.... OK, it's just a tomato... perhaps I ought to do some shopping. Smile

At this time of year it's difficult to remember how good these taste perfectly ripe and straight off the vine... and that distinctive smell too...

Tags: Specialist and abstract Digital art

Voters: franken, Gary_Macleod, Mynett and 119 more

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franken Plus
15 4.4k 4 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 10:43AM
Superb work here.


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17 Feb 2010 10:57AM
Great image/work - well done !

17 Feb 2010 11:01AM
Diet or not this is food for thought.Truly a great shot deserves to score well but may not unless your in the clique
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 11:11AM

Quote:Diet or not this is food for thought.Truly a great shot deserves to score well but may not unless your in the clique

Not too sure about the clique
Nice one Eric - I wonder which will follow - depends probably on what Sainsbury's has in stock.
clicknimagine 7 221 88
17 Feb 2010 11:12AM
very creative work...
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
17 Feb 2010 11:27AM
This is a masterpiece of minimalism. Attractive and so well composed. Wonderfully done!
Sezz 12 617 15 England
17 Feb 2010 11:29AM
Perfectly said by Joline! Simple but Brilliant Smile

Sarah *
MalcolmM Plus
12 801 5 Scotland
17 Feb 2010 11:52AM
Superb - simple beautiful & very creative.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1809 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 12:01PM
It's that green smell... Sigh...
RockArea 11 18 3 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 12:11PM
Very nicely done! Pretty neat fridge you've got there too.

BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 12:17PM
An EC!!! WoW. Thanks Pete.
And I've had this one on the computer for over a year wondering if it was quite good enough. Sad

Thanks for all your clicks and comments. They've come as a nice surprise.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 12:24PM
Wonderfully composed, fantastic idea well done on the EC.
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 12:28PM
Congratulations on the EC Eric
Richsr 10 91 223 England
17 Feb 2010 12:35PM
Very simple but works so well love the light and colour on the tomato.
Congrats on the EC.
Regards Richard
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
17 Feb 2010 1:27PM
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
17 Feb 2010 2:14PM
Beautifully minimal Eric, and congrats on the EC.

I assume that a series of these could now be on the cards?
BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 2:23PM
I was thinking of doing a few of them Dave, but now it would look like milking it. Sad Oh well...

Thank you all tomato fans.
DiegoDesigns 11 117 6 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 2:30PM
Pure delight, very well done on the EC - well deserved indeed... Dave
Cor 8 Belgium
17 Feb 2010 2:49PM
Congratulations with The EC.
Great idea and so well done.
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 2:51PM
Gloriously elegant design.
Congrats on the EC Smile
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 3:11PM
Simply Brilliant.
on the EC. Pete has got taste.
helena 13 134 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 3:14PM
Brilliant and a very well deserved EC,
Tara x
Eviscera 11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 5:01PM
Great idea Eric.

Na , go for minimalist pea, carrot , grape the list is endless !

Be like milking squirrels Wink
POOCHIE 11 21 6 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 5:13PM
Excellent eRK.

davidhu 12 19 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 5:35PM
Superb Eric, so cleverly thought out and executed. Congrats on the EC.
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
17 Feb 2010 6:11PM
What a fantastic stylistic image, Eric. Congrats on the (totally well-deserved) EC!

Now would this 'meal' be considered overindulgence by supermodels' standards? I mean, it IS more than HALF a tomato, you know...

kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 6:49PM
excellent minimalism Smile
congrats Eric!
17 Feb 2010 7:08PM
banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3778 Canada
17 Feb 2010 7:45PM
Just gorgeous!

17 Feb 2010 9:10PM
Absolutely superb
dwarf 9 52 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 10:04PM
SlowSong Plus
9 7.1k 30 England
18 Feb 2010 10:54AM
This just zings off the page and shouts quality. I love simplicity such as this.
DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 2:40PM
Not even a whole tomato! The smell, by the way, is from the vine itself, which is why even the best tomatoes smell (and, therefore, taste) less good once they're off the vine.

Congrats on the EC!
backbeat Plus
11 134 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 3:18PM
Many congratulations Eric...superb simplicity, and one of those images that I wish I had done!

LilyWren 7 7 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 7:19PM
Wow! Just a tomato but captured in a very cool way Eric!!! Thanks for the comment and description I think you also have a wonderfully idiosyncratic world view!!! Grin
RobinF 11 83 1 England
18 Feb 2010 7:34PM
Just awesome! Fantastic work Eric!
kind regards,
ironman 8 1
18 Feb 2010 9:52PM
Minimalist and very creative.
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
18 Feb 2010 11:26PM
So clean, and totally cool Smile
MandyD Plus
9 16,777.2k 1 England
18 Feb 2010 11:44PM
Sublime simplicity! Congrats on your EC Eric !
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
19 Feb 2010 8:51AM
outstanding..congrats Wink
BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 12:11PM
BIG thanks for your Award Bread. I'm proud to see this joining the very fine works in your Awards Gallery.

Many thanks to everyone for the wonderful support you have given this, especially for all these heartwarming comments.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2010 12:52AM
Stunningly beautiful simple composition.

20 Feb 2010 3:43PM
This is just so, so good. Far out man!
User_Removed 13 16 1 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2010 4:24PM
well done on everything....

congrats x
BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2010 5:01PM
Cheers Di. Smile Thanks for that. I'm sure you know that your award is always that bit extra special.
Thank you Tony and Hugh.
JohnH37 11 1 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2010 9:04PM
MickS 12 23 14 England
20 Feb 2010 10:18PM
Watcha Eric,
excellent additions, this is superb, and I love Night Fishing.
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
21 Feb 2010 5:17PM
Perfect design and beautiful simplicity.
bayliner185 10 16 1 Northern Ireland
22 Feb 2010 7:36AM
Fantastic image which shows wonderful imagination and skill.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 12:11PM
Very stylish indeed!
paulcr 13 1.5k 9 Ireland
24 Feb 2010 11:01PM
Wow, superb. Paul
andmolliethedog 12 120 11 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2010 5:44PM
Pure Graphic'..should have got a HC....but hang on I see an editors thing about EPZ they normaly spot the classy work!
13 Mar 2010 12:21PM
this is a cracking shot love it
deavilin 13 344 1 United Kingdom
3 May 2010 7:17PM
This stunning I love your work, I am going to come on Friday next when you are lecturing at WACC, I look forward to meeting you Smile

Regards Charlotte
deavilin 13 344 1 United Kingdom
5 May 2010 7:55AM
Oops! sorry I thought I was on another PF, still stands that I like your work but the rest of the comment please ignore Smile

Thanks Charlotte
osie 7 2 3 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2010 7:47PM
Absolutely Brilliant...a stunning image...Love the my opinion your best picture...Love it...Excelento...!!!
osie 7 2 3 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2010 7:11PM
I Keep coming back to look at this master is sooo cool...I don't even like Tomato's...but I Love this image...I hope you don't mind but it has inspired me so much I am going to try a similar creation...
and you say you did think about doing some more...well, I for one, would Love to see some more...I don't think any one would consider that milking it...come on Eric...Lest see um...! Smile
BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2010 6:22PM
Go for it Osie, lets see where it takes you. Many thanks for your thoughts and enthusiasm... and you're right, perhaps there should be more work done in this area. Smile
osie 7 2 3 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2010 8:44AM
Eric...please take a look at "Poppy Art" I would appreciate your thoughts...Smile

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