It may end up being called ma’s for the little metal cube on top that says “ma’s ” It took five days to complete the piece form start to end. Mostly because the pieces just fell into my hands. I was lucky this time around. Once I hade the right thickness of glass all the other pieces just fit into place. It started as a wall piece, but was more suited horizontal on a table. Hope you enjoy it. It goes to Neoteric tomorrow to add to my section.
I have a new area/ space @ Neoteric Gallery for several weeks. I’m excited to show my shells and other of my vintage industrial finds, and doll head sculptures. It’s a great space and I’m grateful to Scott for it. Pleases come visit if you’re on the East End of Long Island , Main Street Amagansett. Private showing ( 917 7516199 ) or contact Scott ( 631 8387518 ) for his hours of showing. Thanks.
Love the visual of the hand holding the shell sculpture. The articulated hand is mounted on a teak base which is glued to an old pewter dish. When I show this it’ll probably go under a hand blown bell jar to make it look more like a specimen piece. Again, I collect all the pieces and they just come together in the end.
Started a series of still life photos of my vintage, industrial antiques. This is of lab glass, and assorted bottles. Had fun lighting this.
Felt like doing a still life of my desk, a little overcrowded, of course. The Dremel bits were bought at a yard sale. They’re a little rusty, but nice anyway. Bought the old metal type at Brimfield. It’s hard to make a crowded tabletop work, but I like this one. It’s shot with just a Dazer architects’ lamp and a mini spot and a repro “Edison” bulb for light.
The shells are mounted on a small pillar in a stone mortar that’s filled with water. There’s a little water in the shells, too. It’s overall a little soft which I like. The water reflecting light gives it an ethereal feel. The texture of the granite through the water is pretty, too.
Ok, this is only a thought, but it will be made. On the left will be a metal column screwed to the base. The glass blowing bowl will be inserted into the column and a wing nut will tighten it to it. The bowl can swivel and look as if it’s pouring.