Working Small in Pattern Mixing

I have so much work I haven’t yet shared on my blog, so I thought it was time to catch up a bit. I made A LOT of work last year, because what else was there to do but be heads down in the studio?! 

I needed to quickly produce a few small pieces for The Art Shop pop-up in the fall, and these three lovely pattern mixing pieces are some of what I made. I wasn’t sure pattern mixing would work well at a smaller scale, but it does. All of the pieces are small enough to fit into an 8 inch by 10 inch frame. All but one of them has sold.

My approach to making the work, other than scaling down the patterns, was to create less sections (usually there are seven to nine in a larger piece). I thought this might make them less dynamic but it works well at a smaller scale. 

I wanted to get away from making smaller work but then these went and sold well. I’m trying to decide whether or not to include them in ongoing available sizes.

The turquoise half-circle is still available in my online shop.