Once again, he’d overdone it. In his zeal to fashion something stunning, he’d packed too much into this piece, which resembled a tangled web of wire rods. Why was the first version of his art always overwrought?
Les grabbed some wire cutters and began pruning. When he’d removed most of the rods, he stepped back to look again. His creation was now a masterpiece, striking in its simplicity.
Then the famous artist knelt down and, on the base of his sculpture, signed his name: Les Izmore.