Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Synesthesia #2



I decided to go with low intensity colours.
Next step is sampling. I sample only enough to see if is giving the effect I want.
I really want to use the luscious piece of patterned silk but it is not working.

So I got out fabric paints to darken the value and to make the pattern less dominant.
This is the simple ground I decided to work on.

I sewed loose, wavy lines over the whole ground.
Then I added fabric strips starting in the top quarter of the ground.
 A large open zig zag over each fabric strip gave the dynamic feeling I wanted.

Synesthesia #2
I snapped this image in my studio. It is not a good photo but I think it shows the strong upward movement I was working for.  
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