Tag: rhombus

2rgb-rhombus-skull-800pxThe RGB is more subtle in this, but it is getting closer to the feel I was imagining. The idea here is about how we experience life now through Red, Green & Blue lights. The cassette represents old technology,  with the shortcomings and ephemeral quality of recording our efforts.

The tools and bones surrounding the scull represent traditions and historical ways of making things. I had been looking at art of the Odd Fellows and their pennants and flags and cryptic symbolism. I thought I might start with that and evolve it into my own cultural vernacular for this future society.

I am still not sure what to do with the contract below the skull. I want it to be an agreement of some kind.banners

 

diver-collection Ascent / Descent of man. Resourcefulness in regards to dreams and solutions to difficult challenges.

OK, flying over land. My goal was to have some textural patterns that would clearly be agricultural. This is still way-in-progress. My other intent was the Monopoly™ houses. More resolved, but will be in the additional areas surrounding the flying man.

ascent-descent-pt1-smMore thought about man’s ability to do things that are amazing to us — but only as far as we can see. We are amazed too easily.

ascent-descent-pt3The houses will be symbolic of all culture, building, homes, lifestyles.

studio-wall-1Just a couple of quick “candid” studio photos while working. I left some tools in there to get a perspective of some of the sizes.

The wall to the left shows a messy area, but most importantly, the silhouette stencil of my flying man.

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“If I loose my grip, will I take flight?”

“If I loose my grip, will I take flight?” a lyric from a Bruce Cockburn song called Strange Waters.
This is quite wonderful double entendre regarding holding on to things that either hold you down or potentially keep you safe vs the idea of hanging on to a branch on a cliff, or an airplane wing that once you have let go, you will surely die.
The imagery here is about hands, arms, etc. They are also of different colors. This is intentional and supposed to call you to compare.
Both scenarios are different intentionally too.

The imagery here is about hands, arms, etc. They are also of different colors. This is intentional and supposed to call you to compare.

The imagery here is about hands, arms, etc. They are also of different colors. This is intentional and supposed to call you to compare.