It is the hand sticking up on the upper right that informs me. The rest is just there. Some forms are expressed better than other forms. Some forms are expressed well, and others more poorly. Within all of this it is the hand with the cherry balanced on its index finger which speaks volumes to me. Yes, it is about volume. It is also about compositional motion, emotional expression, and the minor elements of form playing against, and with, the major form. The man's nose goes to hell. This brings me to a regret. I feel I have failed to bring the level of expression found in this hand into my heads. Compare the man's head to his raised hand! The minor forms of his head do not play with the major form nearly as well as the form-play occurs in the hand. Insights come slowly, but they do come because i return, over and over, relentlessly, to the same problem. As usual, I wish I was faster. However, I must admit there is joy in the process. Problem solving rewards one small insight at a time. I know where today's studio time will begin.
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