Fragments inside Twisted Rope
For some reason I've been thinking of windows, frames and deep shadows. If you ask me what inspired me to create this lesson, I really couldn't tell you. But it's almost here, and almost ready. Exploring pattern repetition -- fragments -- to create this deep, dramatic framework.
I had a watercolored tile that I created at Tangle U in Tess Imobersteg's class, and it was just waiting for this. Unfortunately I did not take a picture of the background by itself! Anyway, you can see it on the left with the line-art.
I drew first the Twisted rope, dividing the area into sections, and filled each one with a different fragment, using brown pen. I shaded with graphite pencil, copic markers and colored pencils. I love how dramatic and dimensional it looks! Here is a close-up of the final art after shaded:
Here are the two main lessons that were used in this project: