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  • Yes, it's me again, I've finished the painting and it certainly has transformed from what I originally thought it would be. I allowed the colors and shapes to lead me. I decided it had enough dots and dashes here and there, and that Mr Seurat that you sent to help me got very upset and left when I told him he was obsessive/compulsive about all those dots he put in his huge painting "Sunday on the Island of Grande Jatte". It took him over two years, painting seven days a week, to finish that painting. He had such a grand and successful dream of painting light and a new theory of optics and color that turned out to be a forerunner of how the colors are produced in digital art. It's a wonderful, impressive painting, and I've seen it in person, but I think I would have named it "Sunday on the Island of Grande Dotte".
    Well, yes, I resolved it by bringing in more yellow to be the bridge between the turquoise and magenta and the yellow also represents your light shining upon everything. I was going to add a day glow lizard, who sleeps and dreams, but then I found a sparkly snake and that worked perfectly. It reminds me of your great verse/song of the quetzal bird and coatl snake, so I'm not sure what to call it, maybe 'Song of Quetzalcoatl', which means feathered snake in the Nahuatl language. It is the name of a great ancient deity of Central America who brought many cultural gifts to the people. Or how about 'Soul Dancing with Uni-Verse'?
    I certainly want to thank you for your wonderful inspiration.
    No, ma'am, there are no words in it, only colors and shapes and whatever you want to see upon the canvas, so the Zen Koan that I love, just didn't seem to fit in this one, but I'm thinking ahead for the next one.
    Yes, ma'am, you really think I'm just talking to myself? Well, I think everyone does that and it's ok to answer yourself too, but if you say "What did you say"? then you are in trouble.
    So dear Ms One Song, what do you think of the painting? And which title do you prefer? What? What did you say? Please come back, I didn't hear what you said! Don't you want to hear what the Zen Koan is?
    Love,
    Constance
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