Vaguely Floral

How do you know when you’re done? I started out with this abstract pattern, and I really like it. From a distance especially, I love how you can see either overlapping circles, or star shapes, or maybe diagonal crossing lines. The ambiguity is pleasing to me. But I was also curious to know what would happen if I kept going? Who’s to say when a piece is ever finished?

Abstract pattern to start

So I had to scan the “in progress” version, knowing that I would never know until I’d ruined it, whether it was truly done. Here’s the final version:

The final version, vaguely floral.

What do you think? It’s now more difficult to see those neat overlapping circles. I can’t complain about a bit of color either. I’m seeing flames, flowers, some other things. I am satisfied enough.

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