Mosaics as a traditional art technique represents the fundamental principle of the universe – unity in diversity. All creatures consist of cells; cells from molecules, molecules from atoms, and the atom is a basic unit of matter. So the principle … Continue reading →
Came across a nice drawing in my geometry workbook. Thought it might look interesting on fabrics. The constructions starts from seven intersected circles – one is in the middle and six around it. This composition is called flower of creation … Continue reading →
These drawings are based on traditional geometry of a stained glass window – four circles are placed inside a large one, as if four essences united by one idea. In Christianity number four is associated with four Evangelists, who represent … Continue reading →
I made this design after a trip to Baku (Azerbaijan). There are lots of 8-fold geometry decorations around the Old town. I ment this design to be masculine, with elements of steel, wood, emerald and mother of pearl.
This is the first real design I made. Saying ‘real’ I mean that I used my imagination and went experimenting with different ways of filling up the space and colouring it. The basis is traditional Islamic geometry which can be found on walls of mosques and on other Islamic art objects.
My goal was to make it closer to European perception leaving the pronciples of divine proportion untouched. I feel like I made it, so far it is one of my favourite works.