Andy Warhol had an art exhibition in Sweden in 1968. In the exhibit catalog he is quoted as saying, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." Thus was born one of the iconic statements of our times.
I know I spend longer than 15 minutes on a tile. I've started telling my students 15-30 minutes. This challenge would be interesting!
Once I got rolling it was rather invigorating. I felt like a writer at one of those weekend novel-writing contests, just blasting away, getting something down on the paper, not thinking too much about what was going on the paper.
I intended to do a couple of tiles. In the end, I did four over an hour or so. I noticed that I followed my intuition more and just went with whatever occurred to me as I was drawing. In between tiles, I found myself shaking out my hands and arms like a sprinter before a race!
Here are my four tiles, in order of creation. What amazes me is how different they all are!
|There were two whole sections on the left that I didn't even get to. I shaded it instead. And the center of the coil didn't quite get finished. If I hadn't said that you probably wouldn't even have noticed. :-)|
|I began with a Brush pen in hopes of covering slightly more ground, more quickly!|
|The dots just happened. I was thinking of something else. The fact that a few sections were better left blank certainly helped with the time constraints!|
|I do like this one! It reminds me of a Barbara Hepworth sculpture and looks just as interesting upside down. (I have an image of everyone getting up and twisting their necks to see it!) I used a 08 pen for the heavy black areas.|