I’ve been playing with patterns again.
How many ways can one simple patterns look so many kinds of different in different media, in contrast and colors, in scale and size?
A pattern is defined as the repeated or regular way in which something is done.
An arrangement of lines or shapes,
a design in which the same shape is repeated
at regular internals over a surface.
A pattern is an arrangement of form,
of natural or chance configurations,
a regularity in the world,
in human made design
or in abstract ideas.
Our psyches are plumbed in such a way to seek out and construct patterns.
We organise and categorise our ways into behavior patterns.
Patterns are as much about the arrangement of the component parts as they are the parts – the shape of the space in between.
I was quite entranced by these thoughts on holiday recently.
I had this little sketchbook and just a few colors. As I noticed the repeating patterns around me I began to play, when I got home I continued to fill up this little book with more variations.
I explored a similar idea before, but now I want to carry it on further – with simpler forms – maybe a circle or a square – maybe in just one color – just to see what’s possible.
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