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taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
10 Aug 2021 1:19AM

good use of darks and lights---- special!
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
10 Aug 2021 8:06AM
Nicely handled, but there's no need to spout about it...Wink

(That groaning you can hear in the background is Kilroy reacting to my comment)
mrswoolybill Plus
14 3.0k 2462 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 8:17AM
Beautifully negative/positive. It really needs the top of that arc, but my little bit of Newcastle graffiti is joining the lotus and Kilroy here.
10 Aug 2021 8:33AM

Quote: It really needs the top of that arc,

We see things differently. The composition was carefully considered down to the last pixel, perhaps even more so than usual.
Including the top of the arc creates a true negative space ( which is to say a negative space created by virtue of an encompassing positive space ) which completely changes the composition, removing a tension and drawing the eye in a way that I don't want.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 3.0k 2462 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 8:34AM
But it would balance the arc on the right. I am Libran, I crave balance... Tongue
AlfieK Plus
4 1 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 8:35AM
Well chosen framing of these sensual shapes and excellent mono work as is your usual.
Alfie
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 8:53AM
Big jug for wine, little jug for water . . .

Bill
jacomes Plus
6 28 41 Portugal
10 Aug 2021 9:43AM
Splendid curves and contrasting tones, combined with some very subtle lighting and excellent mono conversion. I like the composition as it is, completing the arc (as you say) would change the whole image. Instant award.
James
10 Aug 2021 11:51AM
you can complete the arc but then then it would take away the sense of weightlessness..
10 Aug 2021 12:20PM
Beautiful tones and sensual shapes!
Magical!
Tony
Joline Plus
15 37 59 United States
10 Aug 2021 1:20PM
An intriguing abstract. I like the yin/yang balance it achieves.
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
10 Aug 2021 2:07PM
I see a baby swan with it's black swan mother. Coming out of the reeds. Beautiful lights and darks.
ZenTony Plus
5 8 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 4:48PM
I love this Alan. A perfect composition.
Tony
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 5:27PM
Beautifully executed and presented...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2021 5:29PM
Wrap it up and send it to the Tate.
10 Aug 2021 5:44PM
Beautifully done Alan
MAK2 Plus
2 34
10 Aug 2021 7:47PM
Instant award Alan love it .SmileSmile
Marie
Absolutely lovely!
Viola

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