Toad Moon with Ladder

Posted: November 14, 2015 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time, magic
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toad-moon-with-ladder-Mo-15-webToad Moon with Ladder by Mo 15
H 425mm x W 90mm
cane toad skin, passionfruit vine tendrils, flax cord, cotton perle &  silk thread, antique lace, carved wood button, shell, emu feathers, pearl, clay & glass beads, bangalow palm inflorescence bound with silk/steel thread

Comments
  1. marian s says:

    fantastic… makes me want to climb to take a ‘”moonwalk”

  2. julie says:

    This is one of your best! You usually list your materials but I dont see anything. What are they?

  3. Martine says:

    Love it………….

  4. dotti says:

    That is excruciatingly beautiful!!! Love it Mo!!

  5. Beautiful realization and beautiful matters more than ever!

  6. Carol says:

    What an artist you are, Mo! Just stunning…

  7. deemallon says:

    agree that this is “excruciatingly beautiful” and “one of your best”. I can imagine it transporting souls or tiny beings of light

  8. sarah says:

    Oh my goodness that is so beautiful! And I’m glad to have found you again, your site’s link fell off my list for some unknown reason.

  9. handstories says:

    This is a story wanting to be told! What a perfect combination of materials and your gifts. I’ve never seen toad skin used for anything but toads before.

    • Mo Crow says:

      thanks for the good words Cindy, cane toads were introduced to Australia in 1935 by the sugar cane industry in an attempt to control the native grey-backed cane beetle but they have become a pest, here’s a link to more info

  10. margaret johnson says:

    Beautiful Mo, makes me want to climb that ladder. Stand upon the Moon, looking at The Earth. oxox

  11. Judy Martin says:

    This is a stunning piece. x

    • Mo Crow says:

      thanks Judy, The Toad Moon and the Moon Ladder were both asides from the main project of getting the crow book finished this year, neither really worked on it’s own but have made a new sense now that they are stitched together

  12. Jo New says:

    Mo, That’s amazing……stunning creation……beautiful.
    Jo

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