Monday, April 7, 2008

New Werk

Here is the next pattern in the series of Art Werks that I am making.  It's always interesting to me to see the transition from pattern to completed work.  With the pattern, all you see is line; there is no color.  With the completed work, the first thing you see is color, and then you take in the shapes.  The fine line is lost, but it's still there, too.  Or rather, it is suggested.  Shape takes the place of line. 
It's a little like my treatment of leftovers: I'm pleased with saving the food for the laughable idea that we might eat it again (the lines in the pattern), and then I'm pleased with the fastidiousness of tossing the two- or three-week old science project the food has turned into because I'm making the fridge a cleaner place (the shapes and colors).  Do you see what I mean?

If I've confused (or disgusted you), please wait for the finished product.


Mrs. Mel said...

O doncha just love the drawn line? So inviting. This is a great design already. Really nice.

Ursula said...

Can't wait to see how you will do this. Great learning experience for me. Will you please explain what colors and why you choose them or not?
You have a great color sense, which I do not have.. Can one "learn" that?