Thursday, July 5, 2012
Uprooted I, part 1
Of my large grant projects, I have been working on two at the same time. Structurally they are very different. "She can't see the forest through the trees" has many portions of it that I can work on while I am on the move. "Uprooted I" does not. It's pretty focused to being beaded, drilled into and sanded while I am at home because of it's awkward shape and some fragile parts that don't travel well.
If you've been following me on any social media, you've probably had an opportunity to see a photo of this 3-D beaded undulating tentacle that I have been working on for some time. The first one is finished and has a spot in it's root-base. The second beaded piece is well on its way.
I have been collecting and saving large roots for bases and starting points to make beaded sculptures. The grant that I received from the Arts Council is the push I needed to start in on these pieces because, well, they're large and very time consuming. I'm glad to finally be working on them!!!!