September 30, 2010
The Complexity of the Design
Today’s students are so creative to make some wonderful pictures, and there are a lot of
lovely pictures I have seen at CAT Gallery, Technical Center, Montgomery College, Rockville
Campus. However, each person may interpret those pictures in her own way and has different
And I qualify those pictures into three different degrees of complexity: relatively
simple, somewhat complex, and very complex.
The first degree of complexity is relatively simple pictures, and there are 4 examples in
this exhibition. Simple pictures characteristics share by all members of this class are vivid image
and easy to understand. There is a picture of color pencil by Michelle Brink. This picture
represents some pencil colors, like yellow, orange, purple, red, black, blue, and pink. Brink puts
them together to make a picture of circle. After that, there is a picture of car by Lada Tolstaya.
It is a brown, old car in the middle of snow.
Then, there are two animal pictures made by
Rosanna Deshetler. First, she makes a picture of a spotted owl in the forest. It is a medium
sized, brown owl, and second, she makes a picture of a horse.
An Arabian horse is my best example in this category. It has wedge-shaped head, a broad
forehead, large eyes, large nostrils, small muzzles, and a slight forehead bulge between their
eyes. It has a vivid image that can make me understand so easily, and also the artist only puts
one central image to make it easier to understand. Having a limitation of object in this picture is