Twelve emerged naturally, the mathematical underpinnings creating a game of order. I enjoy the association to the many sets of twelve in math and nature, not to mention music. Twelve keys, all different in feeling. Twelve colors of the simple color wheel, Twelve months...
Initially, I thought I might be able to rearrange the sections, but later realized I was aiming for continuity, not randomness.
Below are photographs of how it started, and yes, some sections were turned in the process of painting. During the initial stages, I'd been working on a black magnetic painted wall to make it easier to remove pieces and rearrange with magnets during the process.
The size is 33" x 36"
I finished it in October 2021.