Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Recycling is an art




The creatures in the pictures are sculptures that I recently created. They remind my roommate of Skeksis from the Dark Crystal. I concur, finding them to be a more of a sparrow like relative of the Skeksis. I've made these two so far. They were each made from recycled materials including mussel shells (kitchen scraps), dried canna flower parts (garden scraps), copper trimmings and pieces of silk (scraps from other art projects).

With a little imagination, recycling can be not only good for the environment, but it can also be fun and artistic, which is good for the psyche and soul! These are great little trinkets to make and give to my friends for Halloween!

1 comment:

Karolyn said...

HI, saw your post on the NP group and could not resist. What a fabulous sculpture; I have a habit of storing "junk" for my wacky art projects, maybe you could do some more and start a blog on recyclable art. As an artist it is a cheap way to get material and express yourself, plus awareness of our environment to the people who view it. Nice work.