June 19, 2012

Graphic Grid

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When I got my first dSLR I needed to practice taking pictures.  So, I went out to a local nursery and took a couple hundred pictures.  Many shots were of the same image but with different settings.  I then played with my images in photoshop and created the above grid categorizing them by color.  It was fun and I liked seeing all these flowers together.


I stopped over at Tammy’s place today [daisyyellowart.com], as I do a few times a week.  She was talking about “moments”.  Moments when your art came together for you.  Places where you may have been working on something and it clicked….and possibly where the whole piece didn’t click but parts of it did. 


Graphic Grid


Since I’m not working on anything right now, and can’t for the life of me figure out what I want to draw next.  When Tammy wrote of “moments” I thought I could create my own moments digitally and revisit the graphic grid like I did with my flowers.  Use my own drawings and arrange them in a somewhat logical order. 


If you can’t see the order because at times I stretched it a bit.  Here’s the schematic.
  • Column one…Green
  • Column two…Orange
  • Column three…Black/White/Red
  • Column four…Blue
  • Column five…Pink

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