Thursday, July 21, 2005

Color Theory Harmony





So I'm working on a new quilt that is supposed to be for a show with the theme of Harmony, Peace, Renewal. I happened to be reading my color wheel, and there was a phrase that used the word harmony, so I just worked around the color wheel, selecting those opposite each other, and came up with this. I've tried lots of backgrounds and arrangements of the shapes, hard to decide which one is the most harmonious. I think I like this one where the elements aren't lined up. Not sure if I like the hand-dyed background better though.
What do you think?

4 comments:

Karoda said...

Love the shoes, the blinking ice cubes, the landscape pillow, the swamp swap, and the theme of harmony, peace, and renewal.

Try over lapping some of the shapes or moving them closer or make them larger...at this point there is no focal point, and just laying there, they seem to be distant from one another.

Lisa, Procrastinator Extraordinaire said...

Great idea! I like the third one best so far. Maybe if you put them in a loose circle with something in the center? It does seem to need a focal point...

Gerrie said...

I'm agreeing with karoda. Love the shapes and the colors. I think the background (at least on my monitor) is not doing anything for the composition. I would like to see them on a black and white sort off graphic background, but that would probably take away from the peacefulness!!

Dara said...

I feel tension where the triangles are pointing toward one another. Love the colors of the pieces. Wouldn't mind seeing another background - I like the idea of a pattern or movement. Great beginning!