A Full Moon for Friday the 13th

Posted: January 13, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time, magic
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First Full Moon of 2017 at 3 am Friday the 13th

Sea Urchin II still in process

Posted: January 11, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time, Lace
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Sea Urchin II is still in process but I am getting better at making French Knots !
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needle lace stitched over Whisper silk organza & boar bristles, vintage glass beads, French knots & thread beads
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the top resting over the base, will weave them together once all the French knots are done
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This wonderful bundle of naturally dyed vintage cloths and threads arrived from Ulrike all the way from Germany!
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Frangipani flowers from one of our gardens

A Tentative Conversation Mo16
“A Tentative Conversation”
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accordion book
260cm W x 17cm H
grape vine tendrils, graphite, ink, gouache, thread, watercolour paper, Japanese Abaca paper
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detail of Grape Vine tendril front gate
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trying to read the signs
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considering some curly questions
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different ways of looking
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the back gate
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making an opening for listening
2amĀ  January 1, 2017

Sea Urchin 2 in process

Posted: December 29, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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Sea Urchin 2 in process, needle lace over boar bristles, vintage glass beads
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random needle lace over “whisper” silk organza and boar bristles
considering how to place the beads…
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observing the details

The Kiss

Posted: December 28, 2016 by Mo Crow in art exhibitions, It's Crow Time
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the-kiss-by-rodin“The Kiss” by Auguste Rodin at Nude art from the Tate collection at the AGNSW
the tenderness of this beautiful marble brought tears to the eyes
the power of love, the transcendent wonder of Art
the show is on til February 5th

Hoya

Posted: December 23, 2016 by Mo Crow in gardening, It's Crow Time
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hoya-flower-dec16Hoya flower in the garden

Braille for the Soul

Posted: December 20, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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pod-in-processI was given this felted wool pod so I started stitching the edge to get a feel for the medium
pod-in-process-1and kept stitching
pod-in-process-2’til it turned into a sort of sea urchin
pod-in-process-4pod-in-process-5pod-in-process-3stitching is like braille for the soul but to understand the form I should have started drawing the sea urchin first!
sea-urchinthere is much more to explore in this form!