14 Oct 21 by justatest
I made them big and baroque like that, I think as a gesture of enthusiasm to counter the trepidation I felt in those days of being trapped.
Although they're separately individual works I've put them both together here as they originate around the same time.
Unfinished no. 2 (out of the way)
Despite many years of moving to ever smaller and darker studio spaces, they are amongst the few I've managed to keep for a better day.
Unfinished no. 2
Unfinished no. 1 (with repair job)
Yes I know what you're saying
very art-schoolish. Fair enough, however it was early days of my venturing into 3D work and so I reckon that I needed to experiment and let rip a little.
I'd love to be in a nice big space with plenty of time to get to complete it/them. I wonder what I'd do?
( ..maybe I'll ask IMMA [LINK] to see if they'll let me use one of their fine studio spaces? )
That´s too big an ask, they won't even reply, I hear you say. [update: you were right]
Unfinished no. 1 prussian blue
Unfinished no. 1
At this stage the raw jute has been cut to shape, soaked in hot rabbit-skin glue, then applied to the base form.