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DISPLAY 5:
Some of my pieces incorporating
mask-like forms....

 
   


     
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Poseidoness    23" x 12.5" x 3"

Soy silk mask with threads and yarn mounted on handcrafted felt inlaid with silk, soy silk & threads.

I'm riding the waves
Head held high floating upwards
Dreaming with blueness


Summer 2003

 
     

       
   
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see the enlargement The Man Who Sits on the Tides    23" x 20' x 4"

Soy silk mask, shells, threads, mounted on handcrafted felt of merino & silk and stitched to a cotton fabric background.

This piece was inspired by a Native American tale of the trickster Raven and the rock man who controlled the tides. Summer 2003

 
     

       
   
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Forest Nymph    12" x 19" x 5"

Soy silk mask, handcrafted felt, with silk and soy silk inlays.

Two sides to all things
Nature's beauty, dark and light
Two parts to make whole


Summer 2003

 
     

       
      see the enlargement   Joan's Posy    12" x 12" x 3"

Soy silk mask, petals & feathers mounted on
handcrafted felt inlaid with silk.

This piece incorporates dried rose petals that
were the passion of my dear friend Joan who
died unexpectedly. This is a tribute to her.

Spring 2003 (Private collection, Ontario, Canada)
     

       
      see the enlargement   Messenger    22" x 17" x 3"

Hand-felted merino/flax, silk, & Angelina fibre.
Soy silk mask with surface embellishments.

Be still and listen
You have everything you need
Tread softly, lightly

Take courage, move on
Release the chains that bind you
Transform, step out - Go!


August 2003 (Private Collection, Ontario, Canada)
     

       
      see the enlargement   Time Traveller    15" x 11" x 3"

Soy silk mask mounted onto handcrafted
merino/flax felt. Detail of one of a series of
clocks.

Summer 2003 (private collection, Ontario, Canada)