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fair flying

10 Nov

nov 10 abos

The centre of the butterfly egg has really lovely raised texture and height—-partly planned and partly serendipity in attaching the whole.

nov 10 abos detail

Four hours yesterday and four today have resulted in most of the bees and pollen grains being done, the centre holes of the butterfly egg attached and the final vision for what this will be is cemented in my head.I had to push through to get enough done to photograph for our next Contextural show at the Alberta Craft Council in January. My eyes are so tired, but my fingers, while sore and pricked, are loving the textures.

 

4 responses to “fair flying

  1. Karin Millson

    November 10, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    So scrummy yummy… What dates are the show… I might get to see it if I get to Calgary in Feb.??

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    • arlee

      November 11, 2015 at 9:25 am

      Exhibition Dates: January 9 – March 26, 2015, Artist Reception: 2-4 pm, Saturday January 16, 2016–wish i could see you at the reception, though i don’t know if *my* schedule will allow it!

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  2. wendyfe

    November 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    Insanely beautiful work, arlee

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    • arlee

      November 11, 2015 at 9:26 am

      Thank you, Wendy. It’s like the drying gardens in snow right now, beautiful in its own way.

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