Thursday

Text, type and becoming visual. Letters become art.


This is something that I've been kicking around for awhile now. I really liked this when I started it months ago and when I found it again, I really thought it had potential so, I finally finished it. I really like how text has become an important part of this image (nearly everything you see here in white is part of large letters I chopped up). I think it's really interesting to take letters and words make them communicate in a way that they don't normally do, make them completely a visual element (except for the "kiss" type on the right side of course). I love all the curls and splatters and the stark contrast of dark color in the background. I think all these chaotic elements come together to create a really cool setting for the small, simple scene that is on the right side of the picture, the little kiss between flowers.



Portfolio Image.

6 comments:

Queenbee said...

You've done it again! I love everything about this picture! The kiss on the side adds such a nice touch. The whole thing feels very warm in a chaotic sort of way, kind of like my home feels.

Kara Boulden said...

Cool! I'm glad you like it! Thanks!

I appreciate your thoughts, what works for you, etc. For example that you like the added "kiss" on the side, gives me a nice perspective of my artwork that is different from my own. It seems that I get lost in my pictures and it's great to have outside thoughts. AND I think it's so great that the chaos seems very warm, that feels really neat to me, the way you described that.

C. Stover said...

Mmmmm....I like it!

Mizzi said...

Hi Kara,
how are you?
What about there?
I like your work!!

Cosimo.

Kara Boulden said...

Hi Cosimo,
thanks for your comment. I'm glad you like my work.
Hope all is well in Italy~

Kara Boulden said...

Cristina! Thanks too!!! You're awesome!