It is now a New Year, by someones calendar. I lived through Christmas, phew. I cooked, hosted and worked. But today (and yesterday) I felted. A good sign for the New Year.
I am going to be in a show at Davey Jones Gallery, in Albany, New York. This is a result of the Hyuck Preserve Retreat I did in August. We hiked, took photographs, listen to lectures by mycologists and made felt. It was a wonderful experience. I made small pieces of mushrooms. When I came home, still under the influence of the Retreat, I made more sketches, researched more mushrooms, looked more closely at fungi than I had previously. I felted more pieces of mushrooms and the heron. Here are my latest.
These are before felting.
We shall see what happens after I finish.
I now have several ideas about Creation Stories. This is a show my Guild is doing this year. I hope to do a piece entitled: In The Beginning Was The Word.
I have wanted for some time to do something with illuminated manuscripts. They are so beautiful and the Book of Kells inspires me. I'll need to do some serious research to tackle this.
And so on into the New Year.