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oriental carpet inspired contemporary painting original artwork

006  Oriental rug (pumpkin)

66x96cm / 26x38in framed size, acrylic on fabric covered board; 61x91cm image size,
also suitable for hanging vertically, in portrait format


Not to scale

Inspired by the great designs of Persian carpet weavers, this contemporary painting makes
reference to the traditional basic medallion and border patterns developed over centuries.

Instead of trying to re-create the complex and intricate details produced by oriental hand weavers,
this is a study of the essential elements necessary to create a pleasing design and harmonious interrelationships.


Keywords: oriental, rug, Persian, carpet, contemporary painting, traditional, medallion, patterns, complex and intricate, oriental hand weavers, study, pleasing design, harmonious, interrelationships