Off to the last! Mountains!
I initially wanted to add my chinese characters into this piece
I found many many inspiring examples on pinterest.
I really like this layering of the sky instead of the actual mountains to show the illusion of having mountains. I found out that the importance of knowing where my light is coming from, and the sense of planes is very important for this piece. So while designing, i have to be consistent so that the cut out wouldn’t look like flat triangles in the end.
Of course, i have to seek help from a actual picture to complete my design.
My piece before i started cutting!
With all the pieces done, the next step is the presentation.
I feel that if these pieces are not “frame” up, they do not feel complete as they seem like actual artwork itself.
Deciding between a portrait framing or a landscape framing…
Decided to go with the landscape framing so that i can encompass everything including the captions nicely inside!
My final four: