Polymer with mystery and surprise

When Laurel Swetnam wore this study of polymer cone shapes the other day you couldn’t miss the movement of the shapes and vibrancy of the colors against her blue shirt. The oranges and yellows added an unexpected pop.

Mystery and surprise in our work have been a topic of conversation that we’ll explore on PCD as soon as I get home and get settled.

Laurel’s a Portland artist who’s delving into color studies. You may recognize this design from Maggie and Lindly’s book and Laurel’s taken it in a direction that’s entirely her own. Laurel shyly admitted that she’d put a few of her works online so you must visit and welcome her. (Mari was bowled over with your visits and kind comments yesterday.)

I’m missing all of you and will be happy to return to my daily ritual of scrolling through what’s new in your art world. I hope your weekend offers a bit of mystery and surprise.

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  • reply Melinda Hayes ,

    ooooooooooooo fun.

    • reply Eva ,

      Every week end!!!

      • reply johanna wood ,


        • reply Manida ,

          Stunning! Love this piece!

          • reply Emily Miller ,

            What a feast for the eyes!

            • reply Sandra F Davis ,

              Cynthia, The work of Laurel Swetnam is beautiful and the colors that she use are perfect for the the projects.

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