So my next plan was to just mix up the blues and greens and forget about the transitions. When I put them together side by side, that wasn't working either.
I auditioned 1/4" strips of different orange fabrics and I still didn't like it. Basically it was very boring. Boring is not good. But I still liked the individual panels and wondered what would happen if I cut them in half vertically.
Voila! What a difference! I love the way they seem to wave and undulate. I was aiming for undulation. Even that purply-blue and grayish-green seem to work now, but I wondered if I needed something narrow in between each panel.
If you look carefully, you can see quarter inch strips of black and white striped fabric (an old stand-by of mine) between the five panels on the right. I'm not sure if it needs it. Click on the picture for a bigger view. See picture below for a closeup.
My question is: does it need the black and white striped strips? Do they add to the tension of the waves or detract from it? What do you think? I'd love to hear from you.
Linking up as usual with Off the Wall Friday.