Sunday, May 24, 2015

ABSTRACT CONTAINERS




Abstract Containers - Bio Resin and Brass made 2014


I have taught many young children in my career and witnessed their freedom when drawing and painting. It's a freedom I see in many artists that I admire such as Jean Arp, or Matisse. These containers are a little nod to my favourite abstract artists, including those children. 


Freehand forms were drawn on wood, then cut out to make a die. The brass was then pressed into the die using a hydraulic press and the two halves then soldered together. They were then connected to the resin containers. 


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