Although a technical failure, this is quite interesting as a facade. Unfired as yet but I might consider asking my friends about the kiln
Archive | September, 2015
Dipsacus sativus teasel basket dyed black with Indian ink and filled with hooked teasels. Looks rather like the Sorting Hat in Harry Potter
Two half-bushel hay baskets made from stripped steamed hazel and then dyed with Indian ink and natural wood dyes. ready for Gather-ing at the tithe barn Stoke sub Hamdon National Trust launch on 3rd october
Brightly coloured and ready to be destroyed.
Wood steaming in progress and had to borrow some extra clamps from my neighbour. Hoping to take this out of the ‘frame’ tomorrow….hoping it won’t fall apart.
Mould making has become new skill, proficient if not expert! Seaweed gathering at Berrow and then washed and dried at home is an arduous task. A friend has a dehydrated but wasn’t too keen on the idea of a massive amount of seaweed…… The balls are everywhere, as once dry, they remain fragile/brittle and bits […]
Paper rope woven into an unfinished cylinder like shape. Size still based on the capacity of a bushel. Cylinder ‘stuffed’ with goose and dove feathers. This is VERY fragile.
Fairy lights woven around a cylinder that has been constructed based on the capacity of a bushel=8 gallons. With this work i shall not be ‘hiding my light under a bushel!’