Thursday, December 11, 2008

My Paper Sculpture Portfolio

"Maliko Gulch" 13 1/2 x 6 x 3- Handmade papers cast over a winter melon and embellished with layered leaves sewn up each side and unspun sheeps wool to finish off the rim.


" ipu heke 'ole" 15 1/2 x 14 x 12- Decorated paper vessel handcast from a Hawaiian gourd once used as a drum to accompany the Hula dance.
Embellished with seeds sewn up each side and unspun silk fibers finishes off the rim.

"Stilt Basket" 15 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2- Paper vessel handcast from a honeydew melon, positioned on bamboo stilts and embellished with dyed orange fibers.



"Medicine Bowl" 7 x 7 1/4 x 8 1/2- Paper vessel handcast from a squash. A 4 piece plaster of paris mould was needed to cast the elaborate shape of the squash. Unspun tresses of camel hair adorn the rim.

2 comments:

Little Odd Me said...

Ohhhhh, I especially LOVE the stilt basket!!!! These are great!

Pfeiffer Photos said...

The one on stilts is very fun, indeed! Found your blog on the POE Team blog.

Tina Pfeiffer
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