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light trick

light trick, 2012, Paula Kovarik

I am always happy to enter my studio in the morning. There is a big east-facing window that spews light across the surfaces of my tables. This piece was in the direct beam so I grabbed my camera to shoot it. Little did I know that the camera would further distort the image because there was so little light for focus. I love how the shadows on this piece create the illusion of a cliff right under the eyes. 

Reader Comments (3)

What a nice gift from the universe, especially on a Monday morning.
Thanks for catching it and passing it on.
I love this series- it feels like dispatches from Mars-
and this really captures it's lovely otherness.
July 23, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjean
I'd like to go to HER hairdresser! ;-)
The color, the design, the light...the phrase 'hair on fire' comes to mind!
July 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPatricia Smith
My goodness this is beautiful! I understand why you are loving line and hating piecing! J
August 3, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjudy kirpich

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