This is a reworking of an earlier idea to which I added a tree. Still I revert to a formal arrangement, a near reflection down a vertical axis. Pattern and ornament remain a driving force, these need to be of my own making while still having an ancient influence.
Simplicity is demanding, it insists on quality. Quality of idea, execution can be rapid - not careful or overworked.
Working on white paper without a background is rather addictive, but in time no doubt my methods will change.