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When you are in the flow of creating, if you pay attention, you will notice that the art  might."speak" to you at any moment.   Whether you are working on a painting, an illustration or a small commercial work, this can occur.  This is what I experienced early this morning while working on one of my collage flower cards.  Having already completed four of them, I was into a fifth, aware that I desired some brave new configuration of shapes.

Letting go of any preconceptions of where these final shapes should be placed- based on what I'd done before- I placed them "here" and "there", not by rote but by a need to experiment.

Shortly, the art directed my hands, giving me what I desired - a new pattern of shapes from which other configurations might spring in new works!  I am glad that art sometimes speaks its own language and that I have learned that language!


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