Dipsacus sativus teasel basket dyed black with Indian ink and filled with hooked teasels. Looks rather like the Sorting Hat in Harry Potter
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I’ve now started playing with materials to make ‘bushel’ baskets in response to the brief for Stoke sub Hamdon tithe barn. The aim to to produce a mixture or ‘traditional’ and contemporary and make them colourful so they brighten up the barn. So, I’ve been thinking about materials for quite some time, natural and man […]
Have finally managed to finish the second ‘costume’ for Saltaire (http://www.saltaireinspired.org.uk/saltaire-arts-trail-2015-gallery/). Now all I’ve got to do is transport the work to Yorkshire and install it in someones house! I really like using Indian ink, there is a depth to the blackness which makes the work seem soft but it is in fact razor sharp, […]
I was luck enough to get selected for the Black Swan Arts Open in Frome, and the launch/prize giving was last Friday evening. Very busy, with lots of people, but the dress looks good, with the light shining through it, and casting shadows.
Dress delivered on Sunday and ready to put in position