Krishnaa Shyam

Inspiration...where do you find yours?

Krishnaa Shyam Sundar

It just so happened that over the last few weeks i have been contemplating inspiration and where I get mine from. 

I began a new project a few weeks ago for a client who indicated that he wanted optic illusion like MC Escher but an organic flowing quality like Matisse! It was a bit of a challenge for me. I was happy though as I find both these artists extremely inspiring. One of the ideas I cam up with was this...

 It later took on a form that became this..

It later took on a form that became this..

 Though this wasn't the design that made the cut, it took me back to why I find Matisse and forms so alluring. Even in just black and white the recurring shapes just speak to me. Of freedom, spirit, and joy. It also made me think that there is a optic illusion to it and that led me to Escher's 1938 Woodcut Sky and Water.      

Though this wasn't the design that made the cut, it took me back to why I find Matisse and forms so alluring. Even in just black and white the recurring shapes just speak to me. Of freedom, spirit, and joy. It also made me think that there is a optic illusion to it and that led me to Escher's 1938 Woodcut Sky and Water.

 

 

  COPYRIGHT MC Escher 1938 Woodcut Sky and Water   Where do you get your inspiration for specific projects? Do you always return to some favourite designer/artist/era? do let me know in the comments ! I'd love to hear about it.   

COPYRIGHT MC Escher 1938 Woodcut Sky and Water

Where do you get your inspiration for specific projects? Do you always return to some favourite designer/artist/era? do let me know in the comments ! I'd love to hear about it.