Elements arranged aesthetically to form colorful patterns?
The Stamp of Your Personality
Your Perspective Colored by Your Experience, Your perceptions about objects around you.
Simple everyday objects like empty chairs or roadside tanks surrounded by leafless tress mutate into colorful patterns in my head.
It is a fun pastime to see the patterns form inside my head when I gaze at the objects while waiting at traffic jams or while I have to sit through boring meetings at work.
The Winding Roads to Mt Abu seen from the bus window transformed into this
Today I forgot the umbrella, hence the walk from school to home took longer than usual and I was forced to look around while trying to scout trees under which to walk to avoid getting burned by the scorching midday sun. This is an ancient, dry , brick laid, stepped tank surrounded by bare-branched tall trees reaching out to the summer sky, as if in supplication for the monsoon rains.
This purple and violet pattern is what I saw in my head when I gazed at the dried lake with the trees surounding it. I called the composition below “Like a Prayer”.
This is a camp fire in the jungle on the banks of the Sabarmati River in late October:
The lines are crooked, proportions imperfect (I drew them using the Paint shop program, lying down on my bed, with the mouse instead of a pencil, which is difficult to control.
I had smiled when I had seen that picture in my mind the first time, at the irony of it all.
These are empty chairs of absentee teachers lining the walls of our circular CORT room in Ahmedabad absorbing Synergy Harmony mutating into this composition below. I like to call it the “The Chair- Lotus”
The Chairlotus (?!)
But the wonder of the human mind is that it filled in what was missing, wove in the dreams of the group, touching up inanimate objects with the color of love and longing – isn’t that magical?