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The Arc Phase Variations, No. VI by TheColclough
The Arc Phase Variations, No. VI
The geometric principle underlying this drawing took a very, very long time to develop from initial concept to the finished work - something on the order of two years, in fact.

Black Sharpie on A2 220gsm Winsor & Newton cartridge paper.
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The Arc Phase Variations, No. V by TheColclough
The Arc Phase Variations, No. V
I got ambitious with the geometry on this one - some of its predecessors had experimented with getting elements to fold back on themselves and mess around with the layer sequence, but the fifth drawing took those ideas to a much knottier level.

Black Sharpie on A2 220gsm Winsor & Newton cartridge paper.
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The Arc Phase Variations, No. IV by TheColclough
The Arc Phase Variations, No. IV
The fourth drawing is something of a tangent, still using some of the series' usual visual ideas, but tackling them rather differently, most notably focussing on a segment of a single very complex circle instead of showing a group of interconnecting ones, and employing a lot more irregular freehand texturing than any of the other Variations.

Black Sharpie on A2 220gsm Winsor & Newton cartridge paper.
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The Arc Phase Variations, No. III by TheColclough
The Arc Phase Variations, No. III
Back to proper circles this time, and experimenting with a much more complex overall structure - the choice and positioning of certain elements is determined by incrementing mathematical sequences, although the z-order interactions are arguably a bit more linear than in the previous picture.  Still got no idea what I'm drawing here; I'll just do the ink-on-paper stuff and leave the interpretation of my circles to others...

Began this one in late 2011, and completed in early 2012.  Again, black Sharpie on A2 220gsm Winsor & Newton cartridge paper.
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The Arc Phase Variations, No. II by TheColclough
The Arc Phase Variations, No. II
The second instalment in my abstract drawing project.  Having established in the first picture that the whole series is basically about circles (or something like that...) I promptly turned around and spent the sequel pulling the circle apart again.  This one took the least time to draw, at just one month between the initial sketch and the last dab of ink.

Black Sharpie on A2 220gsm Winsor & Newton cartridge paper.
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TheColclough
Matthew G H Colclough
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United Kingdom
Current Residence: Old Hampshire, UK
Print preference: I like my documents to print when I hit the print button, basically 8\
Favourite genre of music: Film score / other neo-classical
Operating System: Win XP x64
MP3 player of choice: Windows Media Player
Shell of choice: Venus Comb Murex
Wallpaper of choice: I change mine all the time
Skin of choice: I only have the one
Favourite cartoon character: Ren, as in 'and Stimpy'
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ellory28 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav - I like your work! - Ellory X
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Ryugaknight Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
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Happy Birthday.
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I appreciate your support! :halfliquid:
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Wondercookies Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Merry christmas!!! :)
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Wondercookies Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Hey, you've been tagged [link] ^.^
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Samulipe Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for :+fav: and :+devwatch:. I deeply appreciate it as a new photographer.
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theversatile Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Student General Artist
thanks so much for the fave, dear! God bless you ^_^
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beyzayildirim77 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the faves and watch...:)
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