Material manipulation

Here is my site:

Tree Futures site

Tree Futures site

It’s strange for this artist to be working so hard on a project which will not result in a painting. Tree Futures, the outdoor installation described in my previous post, is more like working on software development than painting a picture. Who will do what when, what has to happen first, what supplies, how many hands needed and most of all, making the design flexible enough to accommodate last-minute changes.

I’ve been fortunate in getting help with materials and fabrication:

Here are the beginnings of some of the assemblies:

The first layer of wood chips in biodegradable bags

The first layer of wood chips in biodegradable bags

All 6 layers of the kraft paper wrap

All 6 layers of the kraft paper wrap

The first layer of used work gloves

The first layer of used work gloves

Corrugated Cardboard Wrap

The first layer of single-face corrugated cardboard wrap.

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One comment on “Material manipulation

  1. […] I was privileged to have the help of two friends to begin the outdoor installation of my work for CoCA’s Heaven and Earth IV: […]

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