horses in progress…

September 24, 2011

Becky Carving Horse

Jane Knows How to Ride
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Turning the Tables Finished

September 24, 2011

Becky put the finishing touches on Turning the Tables the past week–in time for Jane to have a photo of the piece for a grant application in Arizona. Now I think I need to learn a bit more weaving techniques as I love working with wire and pairing it with other materials. The “nest” on the end of the cat’s tail, for example. The cat’s tail is actually the neck of a violin without any pegs. It made a deligntful place for our bemused bird to place her nest.  I also found out how hard it is to form a perfectly smooth oval-egg shape from modeling compound! I guess my art education is INCOMPLETE!

Ceramic, wood,acrylic paint, found objects

Turning the Tables, 2011