Today’s digital sketch is based off of a glass sketch I did last year. I used the wet saw to cut shapes for a robot mosaic … that mosaic has still not been started, but maybe very soon. I really love these shapes. To the right is the photo I took of that glass sketch. I can imagine doing a mosaic with this guy and using a very simple background with a subtle and faded circuit board pattern. I really love starting a piece with physical elements and then shooting that, playing with the wacom tablet and then printing out portions of that for the background of a new mosaic. This back and forth between technology and traditional media is really exciting for me and I think it is what gives my work a consistent flavor.
A friend suggested I create a book of these bots … I think I may try that out. Thanks to Becky D. for the idea.