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the various and sundry creations of sylvus tarn
Fran's giftwrap
awesome geometric patterns

More is not necessarily better! As my glass daughter Frances demonstrates in these elegantly and simply wrapped gifts.

paper, string.

She had a limited palette of items not of her choosing, but you can see how she went for paper with repetitive patterns, using the black and white twisted string (which I think really “makes” the design) and custom computer printed notecards, carefully positioned, to bring the overall concept together.

paper, string. Photographed 25dec20.

I took advantage of our sofa's contrasting acid green to pop the reds, and carefully saved the wrapping, especially the string, for future use in mixed media.


[oa] [giftwrap] [2020]