Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Early Bird

Success!  I arrived at my studio at 7:30 this morning.  It was heaven.  Here's a view from the primo parking spot I scored.  Look at all those other empty spaces!  Anyone who's ever tried to park at the Arsenal Center during a weekday will understand the awesomeness of this picture.
I feel the need to post more evidence of my self-discipline:
And here are my bean plants basking in the early morning light:

This is where I left this piece yesterday (not as bad as I'd feared, but it feels a little predictable and static):

Here's where I got with it today:

I can definitely see the light at the end of the tunnel.  At last it is turning into something I haven't seen/done before.  It's hard to tell from the photos, but a lot of the pieces are sewn together now, so the whole image has a kind of layered quality.  Here's a detail:

Now it just needs some kind of resolution.  I might try recreating a different version of the orange fox tomorrow.  He got sort of dismantled today, but I really liked his role in this narrative.  

Here's a new bit of inspiration that I can't wait to sink my teeth into!  Pat Ford, one of my students, translated a collection of early Welsh and Irish tales, and today he gave me his book to read:

1 comment:

Charles said...

Nice work! I didn't even realize that parking lot was ever empty. ;)