8.0 Symmetrical Altered Sequence of 2 Elements (advanced)


rhythm-of-two-systems7altSymmetrical sequences can act as a dominant sequence in a composition or it can act as a reclusive counterpoint and something to play off of. Opposing rhythms working in harmony, part 2. This type of engagement brings along its own kind of contrasting elements: an agitated orderliness vs. a whisper-quiet orderliness; excitedly precise vs. quietly daring; light-hearted chaos vs. bloated stability. 

It’s your turn! Create your own version of a symmetrical altered sequence of 2 elements through the vehicle of your choosing: photography, painting, drawing, digital tools, mixed media, etc. Details: create a symmetrical mask from images of car parts. Symmetrically superimpose facial hair. Look astonished. Wear it. The size is up to you. Take pix. When you’re done, post and share: Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram.




Dorothea Lange, Untitled. (Workers West Carlton Yamhill County Oregon); 1939, Library of Congress

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