Posts Tagged ‘Notan’

Laundry Notan

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Last night at the Notan class (see previous post) Sheila suggested that the exercises might help us in other areas of our lives. I joked, “will it help me put away the laundry?” and she replied, “no, but it might help you see the space the laundry leaves behind.” So today I made a laundry-themed expansion of the square.

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Notan class with Sheila Asato at MCBA

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

I am taking a class at MCBA on Notan, the Japanese principle of light/dark design, from Sheila Asato. It’s wonderful to be a student and do work within strict limitations in the various exercises to discover the problems and possibilities within them.

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