Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Fossils and Myths (Themes)

Now that I had thrown out the little skeleton guy, Bugbones, I was free to design my site any way I chose. I still planned to keep the Bugbones theme, though. I was in archaeology mode back then. No, I wasn't helping on a dig. Archaeology was an art theme for me. I was exploring ideas of lost civilizations, ancient ruins, evolution, myth, psychology. I wanted to work this into my site theme. My idea was to create a subtle, sophisticated, fossil-inspired drawing of skeletal bug wings with hieroglyphics mixed in, in delicate, creamy beiges and pale, pale pinks. I chose one of my many gesture drawings and began a rough sketch of it.

The perils of Bugbones...