To get an idea all the way to a paper artifact, I use various design tools and techniques. Many of them are two-dimensional like sketching, generating patterns or digital rendering. That is why I am usually amazed by the three-dimensional complexity of even the simplest piece after I build it in paper.⠀
Here is a short meditational video about light and shadow on the finished Pleat2 relief.
Original audio: Harbor by Kai Engel, licensed under a Attribution License, http://tinyurl.com/y8xgedvt
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