Seeing Shapes

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Seeing Shapes
37 in
35 in
(94 cm x 89 cm)
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Looking at the loose chevron weave of the fabric, combinations of forms emerged in my head. Multiple studies show that early music instruction is linked to enhanced spatial reasoning abilities. Learning to play a musical instrument has many mental, cognitive, and emotional health benefits.

No activity uses the entire brain like playing music. When our eyes see musical notes, our brain converts these abstract symbols to appropriate timed sounds executed in rhythm by the coordination of our fingers/hands/feet. The result is improved fine motor, reading, listening, concentration, and math skills. Nearly 2,400 years ago Plato said, “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.”
Home décor fabric, cotton, metal ring, embroidery floss
Hand stitched, hand quilted, tassel created from pulled warp and weft threads