It’s only fitting that we unveil our winter projects today as most of the country is buried under almost 2 feet of snow. Luckily I got a snow day today (which is the first snow day from work I’ve ever had). Chicago is pretty much a ghost town. All the cars are buried and the residents are cozy inside drinking hot chocolate.
I had a lot of different ideas for my interpretation of winter. First, I wanted to explore the idea of layers and hibernation and how during the winter months, people tend to disappear into their caves. Then my idea morped into another one, to visualize the concept of layering yourself up with physical items as well as emotional ones. That one got a little complicated!
Then I deciced to pare it down a little and just concentrate on visually representing winter with color, shape and composition. I did a series of 10×10 prints trying to achieve this goal. I focused a lot on muted colors, layers, circles, snowflakes, and repeating patterns,
Check it out and click on the images to make them bigger!