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The progression of my work has been moving to more geometrical shapes and precise edges mixed with accents of expressive brush strokes and ink lines. While previously, my work was all free-flowing, spontaneous and organic. I am not fully aware of the reason why I have been moved to explore this avenue, but the contrast of the hard edges mixed with the loose and expressive lines, create a nice contrast and tension between the precise and the gestural. Below are some of the new pieces I have started exploring this idea with.
When you look at the world around us, you can tell a big difference between nature and the man-made forms that are all around. The cold, concrete jungles surround the lush parks we have sporadically preserved inside the cities. The contrast is obvious and jarring. And I like that. At a closer glance, much closer, there is a precision to the microscopic make-up of each and every organism you find in nature. Not much different than the architectural structures that surround us. Take the hexagon for example. You wouldn't think a hexagon was considered an organic shape you would find in nature. But from the biggest planets, all the way down to microscopic compounds that we study under a microscope, the hexagon is nature's shape. It is definitely worth exploring more of this sacred shape in my art. Check out this article: Hexagons Are as Close as Science Gets to Magic to see some depth examples.