A Walk in the Woods

“A Walk in the Woods”  is looking finished for the Howland Community Open today. Only part lacking are two eye screws to hang from the wall/ceiling/window. I wonder if it will make it on the “curators wall”. That would be a big honor. Drop off time is between noon and 4pm Saturday January 29th. ThisContinue reading “A Walk in the Woods”

Filling in Squares

Progress has been slow but I might still make it for the Howland Community Open at The Arts Center in Corvallis.  Today I found perfect screw eyes to connect the squares and clear hemlock for the frame.  However, I’m realizing the screws purchased will not cover all the connections needed…. back to the hardware store!Continue reading “Filling in Squares”

Smoky and Oh, Not So Good!

Here are two images of the same thing, but at different times. Can you figure out what happened? Looking at the ceiling structure of rental #6 back in May 2010. Looking at the same ceiling structure January 24, 2011…. Humm….. here’s one more image taken from the kitchen side. Yikes! Carbon deposited via smoke couldContinue reading “Smoky and Oh, Not So Good!”

Progress in small steps

The piece is progressing along slowly. I’ve run out of balsa wood and need to replenish. More botanical cuts to make and a couple to re-cut due to mistakes. 10 out of 20 panels isn’t too bad. Each square is 4″x4″x1/2″. Still need to find some very small eye-screws and links to attach each panelContinue reading “Progress in small steps”

January Studio Time

January has been filled with rain, snow, ice and a couple of warmish sunny days. Perfect weather to be working indoors on art projects.  The Art About Ag show is my main creating focus for the next couple of months. With any luck, project #1 might be completed before the community open drop date onContinue reading “January Studio Time”