It all begins with my transitional element. This causes a reaction, inspiration, vibration, vision, a path is set.
Pomegranate = Transition
Looking closely you can gather the textures, colors, pattern, line, separation, rhythm. These all helped to play a part in the creation of this design.
Smoothness = Seeds and Container
Baubles = Roses, and Rocks
Color = Red / Orange Amaryllis and Dark Red Roses
Texture = Condensed Floral Placement
Pattern = Negative Space with Guiding Lines
This is a technique that I use fairly often when conceptualizing designs. I find a source of inspiration that touches me, draws me in, and awards me the opportunity to create unapologetically. This concept is something that I am very passionate about. Creating for the sole purpose of just being present in the moment and taking the time to dive into my artistic mind. Whether it is for 5 minutes or all day when the time allows when the moment strikes or even if a material inspires me. I have found that through this process I am unlocking secrets and honing my own personal design aesthetic by just allowing the art to flow through me.
Some Other Interesting Things to Think About...
Meaning of the Pomegranate- Abundance, a symbol of the resurrection and the hope of eternal life.
Meaning of the Amaryllis- Symbolizes strength and determination, self-confident and very beautiful women.
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