Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Homage to Kandinsky, Again

Sweetish, adapted, has begun!

 For some time, I have had the idea to project a Kandinsky composition onto some tiles, trace loosely around the basic shapes, and then tangle the composition in a new way. Having recently bought a projector, I could finally give it a try. For no reason in particular, I decided to begin with a piece called Sweetish. The first four tiles of 12 are shown above. Here is the part of the original that these tiles were traced from:

And here is the whole piece:

I'm planning to fill in the shapes in black ink and pencil to begin -- haven't decided about color yet.