Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Challenge #86 and Krunstler tangle

Thia week's a challenge to "break free" of boundaries. had fun doing this one.
Magaret Bremner is always an inspiration to me. I feel like her blogs are leading me on a journey of visual challenges and art explorations. I've told you about the nice marbled tangle book, well I have also one of those moleskin books too, the journal sort. Last week in this one, I began to explore Margaret's tangle 'krunstle', which she was inspired to do from the optical design exercises of Julianna Krunstle. The following are the four stages I took this development through. The colours are Prismacolour pencils, which I applied using Julianna's technique.


 
This was developed horizontally first the next vertically









Here using krunstler in a zentangle





14 comments:

  1. You did a great job with this challenge!
    Love what you did with Kunstler; since I foud it on Margaret's blog, I'm using it all the time too.

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  2. Beautiful tile you made, yet the borde is not broken, but the tangles do break free out of their space. Great job. ;)

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  3. Sweet use of pattern in design to tell the story of escape!

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  4. Lovely and bold - great tangles (Kunstler is one of my go to patterns when I feel like doing nothing :))

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  6. this is where i first learned this style, he calls it Line Design
    http://artwithmre.blogspot.com/2011/12/line-design-explained-deluxe-edition.html

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    1. Thanks for that Alice, I will check out that address.

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  7. your challenge piece looks terrific. Love the ribbons threading through the design and off the page. Your krunstler experimentations look lovely, too - really love the coloured one :)

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  8. Oh oh oh!! I just LOVE that last Kunstler Zia--wow!! I love them all, really--your breaking free tile is wonderful, great depth! And all the Kunstler pieces--I am entranced by that pattern! Beautiful work on all!

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  9. Love the stitching around the outside, and your laces and rope that flow through and then out.

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