Composition Exercise #9

This time, compose the way a spider does.

Set your anchor points across the space and find a way to bridge them. Provide just the bare necessities of scaffolding, then work your way in circles from the outside in. Make adjustments where necessary – be all over the place. Zoom in where it makes sense, zoom out when you need to see how one part fits the whole.

Your web will suffer damage – but cherish the bombardment! Through your patient, systematic, somnambulant work you’ve set yourself up for these lucky breaks. Entangle the bounty in your ever evolving mesh. Then, again, sit still at the center and watch what happens.


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