The studio tour is over (which was amazing and wonderful), Labor Day weekend is done, and thoughts turn to new beginnings. I started a new piece yesterday, and as usual, I'm wondering if I'm perhaps pushing myself too hard...too far...too something this time.
It's red.....it has 278 spokes.....and will definitely be a challenge. I converted an oval planter for the mold, simply because I love its shape....and with this many spokes, I really, really need a mold. The designs I have in mind are dragons on each side (a far cry from my usual flowers, leaves and vines). Here's the scary beginning photo:
If you don't weave, I'll just share that that is a lot of spokes. If you do weave, you'll know that it's a lot of spokes. And yes, it's a bit experimental in shear size, shape, and even the design.
I do love a challenge.