edited using GIMP
Music and Art, have something in common. Composition. I wanted MORE than just a visual, of musicians playing their instruments. Music, and art, had to somehow blend together.
Not entirely sure how I would achieve that, I experimented with my free digital software, GIMP. I scanned the original sketches in my art journal, then set about cropping each image. It had to represent the best expression, of the individual musician and their instrument. When I began rearranging each picture in relation, to the next, I discovered the "white space", was talking to me.
If you notice the violinist on the far right, I flipped her, so she was facing the other way, to the original sketch. Because the lines worked better that way. As a triptych, the form of the instruments and the musician's arms, made a kind of geometric shape. Resembling closest to a triangle, and yet, not entirely enclosing the ends, either.
I always intended this to be a triptych - or 3 individual pieces, meant to hang together. While I'm happy with the composition, I'm not sure what medium I will use. Should I stick with pen & paper, or venture into paint?