Change of direction

initial Idea sample

I had started out thinking of using the stitched words in a linear way… the path through life. I explored the idea using a piece of child like fabric with a wound running directly through the middle whilst also descending into a black spiral.

I creating several small samples which are in my sketchbook.

DamageScarRepair

sketch1

This idea just didn’t feel like it was working or me. I think that the linear idea was wrong. I have used a lot of spirals and circles whilst exploring emptiness and loss as a way of describing feeling trapped and out of control. I started to rethink my ideas…

 

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