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Old 02-25-2018   #1
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My try, first, cc welcome.

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I like the composition.
what is the focal point? the blue bowl perhaps? and
what is the light source please?
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Thank you.
Dominant: Buddha, subdominant: bowl and subordinate: Buddha head.
Lighting was led panel.
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I don't know what your idea is here. I like the sand with patterns suggesting a zen garden. But, I've never seen patterns of hearts in all the many zen gardens I've visited in Japan. Usually, there is the suggestion of water currents or waves. Consequently, the broken head of Buddah with a heart drawn in the sand draws my attention first and in actuality seems the center of interest.

If you cut out much of the bottom, the harsh light and background would resemble the mood/ feel of the wooden Buddah in the cave at Kamakura.
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Thanks for the suggestion, but, I did crop this... anymore and I don't think there would be any breathing room. I did intend for the lines to be currents...not hearts. My choice of sand and the placement of the lines...something I will keep in mind. Like I said, first try at this so CC's are helpful.


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