Over the past couple of years I’ve tried painting but it just wasn’t happening. Everything felt forced, stale. Instead, I would draw and play around with pastels. I’d also do needlework, embroidery mostly. And from that I came up with the idea of a new Elements of Form series. It is in the very early stages but I am thinking more in terms of geometry: square, triangle, circle. Maybe a nod to Plato’s perfect forms, not sure, but I am thinking about order out of chaos. Again, it is all very preliminary.
I made up this image using triangles. I thought they were easy to use and would make an interesting image. I drew on the fabric but as you can see my stitching is not exactly straight. I altered the lines as I stitched. I do plan to continue embroidering similar images as well as painting. Have to smile at my not so straight lines.