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Creative Process: Easy is OK

17 May

“Sometimes it is easy.” These were Deuce’s words, more or less, to our Composer of Music for Art (and sometimes docent note author), Lolita Vampiress. Despite the past evening’s overindulgence, Lolita woke this morning with a quite manageable Thirst and a surprisingly focused eye for the pre-dawn hunt with her Canine Companion. In less time than usual, a rather careless rabbit was down.

“That was just too damn easy,” Lolita complained.

“So let it be easy once in a while, boss.” Deuce shot back. “Enjoy the flow when you can, and in your creative process also.”

Lolita had been stressing about the brevity of a recently composed docent note for “Animal” (by Rachel Christine Nowicki at Audio Sparks for Art). She was convinced that this morning’s work would be about expanding and developing that paragraph.

a devilish animal peers with cruel eye through wire mesh

into your hellish cage a single monstrous eye peers

But it became clear to our Girl that the paragraph conveyed just enough and she left well enough alone.

There is nothing inherently virtuous about adding elements when just a few have made the point. There can be a special brilliance in brevity. The inspired rush of energy itself becomes a part of the presentation, shines through the work. And so it was with Lolita’s short statement about a monster’s cruel eye and a dominant drum.

spark on!

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Posted by on May 17, 2013 in creative process

 

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One response to “Creative Process: Easy is OK

  1. lindagwhite

    May 17, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    So true – Less is more, as they say.

     

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