The Carpets ( the black and the blue ) by Jonathan Bréchignac

Made to fit the size of Muslim prayer carpets, these pieces are drawn only with black Bic pencils. Painstakingly detailed, it explores different ways and patterns to create a unique whole with only a simple tool : the “Less is more” precept. The inspiration comes from different types of art (French roman, traditional Japanese, native American and Mexican) and also military camouflage and animal patterns. Together they create a mix of civilizations and religions bringing forth a new meaning to them.

Photo credit: Hamus Jageland
Jonathan Bréchignac website

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