Friday, February 11, 2011

Project 1: Crystallized Gradient

Initial Concept: laser-cutting at various depths without cutting all the way through the piece created reflective, gradated micro-surfaces trapped within the acrylic.
The circle pattern allowed the change the direction of the gradient throughout the panel. After testing, the final circle size was 1/2 inch diameter. A larger size circle would have made the gradient hard to read, while a smaller size would have resulted in more time cutting, more warping of the panels, and an over-stimulation of the senses. There were a total of 4560 circles in the final product.

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