Yesterday our Art Elements group met with Lyric Kinard for a discussion on shape. We prepared by looking at shape in a variety of art work. Here is a sample that I studied and used to create a similar composition. Gustav Klimb, Tree of Life, uses rectangular shapes that create a framework for action and movement on the tree of life. I created a similar composition using a thermofax screen print of Bach music which creates movement in the center of the piece. Screen prints of violins add a solid shape on each side. The thread painting at the bottom anchors the piece. In the second piece, I angled the shapes and stitched at an angle to show movement through the piece. Just a beginner….