Title: "Still beating heart"
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Like Jennifer Bartlett, I went looking in the garden for an image, this time hoping to move further into abstraction. Selective focus brought two disparate elements together in the composition, the black and white abstracting the subject beyond specific recognition. I like the spatial relationship between the two areas in focus - as if they are exchanging polite small talk at a party. I also like the smoky black veins, as if one of the two is blushing as the conversation takes an unexpected turn.