Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Diva Challenge:Hamadox

The Diva Challenge

This is part of a larger group of tangles, of course.
The the roundish one in the center is called "Hamadox"...the challenge tangle for this week.  VERY fun.  In here is also Bugzy, and Fe-Ba and Lily-eyes.  It is one of my 8.5 x 11 calendar pages.  Sometimes I work on them for months.  Sometime I finish them in days.  Just depends on the moods, the times, and the opportunity. 
 
I do question sometimes the "draw" of working on gridded paper like this and then hardly ever following the grid...but working all over it.  I think psychologically it is energizing to defy the grid.  
I've been thinking about that.  Sometimes I enjoy being "inside" the box and comfortable.  And sometimes I just need to draw all over in wide galloping tangles that defy all boundaries.  

Just like life, huh?

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog, I have just taken a peak around your blog and love your architecture paintings! The cards for your grandchildren are wonderful as well! You have many talents!
    ~ joey ~

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  2. Nice words you have written abough and I agree, sometimes I like to stay in the box and sometimes it is better to come out of the box...
    You show us a well drawn Hamadox, it is a lovely pattern with many possibilities to variate.

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  3. Lovely work, and I like your thoughts on being in and outside of the box!

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  4. I think it's a good thing: in or out the box, both when you feel like it. The page is beautiful.

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  5. Nice selection of tangles. I'm not fond of the enforced areas of grids either. Good for you!

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  6. Thanks for sharing your calendar! Terrific tangles!

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  7. You're right, Ginny! JUST. LIKE. LIFE! It's fun to get a glimpse of your calendar page! It's a very fun selection of finely drawn tangles.

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