So on with the challenge of drawing and cutting up the images to create an optical illusion. This part of the exercise went well, and I was amazed at the illusions created by using such simple shapes.
So hard to believe that the same sized shape is retained in the cut up collages!
It was also suggested that instead of using a patterned fabric as a background, a plain white would have distracted less. I think that decision to use a babushka fabric is indicative of my confused state of mind while I did this embroidery . I should know "less is more". Having put a place of white paper behind the work really does improve it. Although the feedback was not entirely positive, I really enjoyed the optical illusion exercise and learnt a lot more this month than before - and that is what doing this course is really about!