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Thursday, June 10, 2010

WIP ~ Fiber Sculpture ~ Day Eight

My helper has been a Godsend!  My granddaughter, Georgia Rose!  Such a blessing she is!  We have been working away and have canvas one almost completed.  Will be building canvas two tonight so we can start on that tomorrow!  All we have to do is put two sections together to make up canvas two!

Here are some pics of Georgia putting fiber fill into the buckrum tubes....













The buckrum tubes are 8 feet long and are quite firm.

Here is the newest tube attached to canvas one...




Also you can now see the handmade paper on the upper portion of the canvas!!!

The next photos show the material I will applying onto the tube.






These next photos show some twigs that will be used on the piece as well as the addition of some red within the handmade paper.  The red that you see in the middle is also handmade paper.  It it made in Thailand and is Kozo fiber paper.







There you have a further update on the fiber piece!  I hope you are enjoying the process.  I must get back to work.  I only have my helper for one more week!!

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a magical and blessed week!!
Hugging you
SueAnn

11 comments:

Sniffles and Smiles said...

Oh, SueAnn, It's coming along fabulously!! Love the addition of the twigs...and the colors just speak to my soul...This is such an amazing piece...I can hardly wait to see it in completion!!! Love, Janine XO

Brian Miller said...

very cool. looks like she is having fun helping...and the WIP looks great...its so huge!

Kim Mailhot said...

How wonderful that you and your granddaughter are sharing the creative process. So fun !
Can' wait to see the finale !

Mimi said...

How great to have a helper! It looks great.

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TechnoBabe said...

Has your granddaughter helped you previously with your artwork? Lucky you to have such a helper and special time with her.

deb said...

what an undertaking, I'm floored by it's size .
your art is so diverse, from the tiniest details to the grand scale. textures, colours, mediums. wow.

SandyCarlson said...

She's a beautiful girl. I am glad you had her help. Sweet photos.

Joanna Jenkins said...

How fun for you and your granddaughter to get to work together.

And you know, seeing the tubes next to your granddaughter made it click in my head just how big this is. WOW-- Very impressive SueAnn.

Keep having fun together!
jj

Denise said...

This is so interesting watching this beautiful piece coming together. Speaking of beautiful, your granddaughter is a cutie!

Riki Schumacher said...

It's going to look great! Can't wait to see it finished. Take care, Riki

Sharon's Cottage Quilts said...

SueAnn, your granddaughter is just beautiful!! What a special blessing she is! I love the twigs. Well Done!!!
Hugs~Sharon