Last night, while watching a movie, I made a bunch of patterned drawings* and I really liked how some of them turned out.
I had a few others that didn’t work for me but I didn’t include them in the photo.
It wasn’t exactly deliberate.
I had laid the ones that didn’t work to my left and the ones that did to my right, next to my tea.
I liked how the drawings looked next to my tea and snapped the photo.
Then I spent a bit of time considering all of then while drinking my tea.
What is the difference between a bunch of shapes and lines on paper and a unified piece?
How can I tell which ones are done?
Do these pieces need something else?
Why didn’t the others work?
Which elements of these pieces would I carry forward into another project?
Is there anything from the other ones that might work in other contexts?
What other kind of practice should I do before practicing similar work in a larger format?
I don’t have the answers yet but I’m enjoying considering the questions.
*Is this abstract art? I was playing with colour and shapes but I wasn’t trying to express anything in particular so I’m not sure.