Life's Tenuous Balancing Act..

A few more pages from the sketchbook.
These seem to be about balancing shapes and colours - they remind me of a simple geometry-based computer game Henry used to play as a young school boy. 
Interesting how the dark edges around the paper affect the composition further...

So far I have been cutting up found papers in a random stylee - but the other day I took a number of close-up photographs of textures and colours around the home... My artwork has always embraced the ordinary, domestic and homely, so printing and cutting up the photos might be a nice way to employ these aspects as part of my new direction: