Toad Moon with ladder and lichen

Posted: May 21, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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Toad-Moon-with-Ladder-and-Lichen-Mo16Toad Moon with ladder and lichen Mo16
cane toad leather, boar bristles, emu feathers, lichen, passionfruit vine tendril, “whisper” silk organza, indigo dyed silk from Eliene, Japanese Abaca paper, Moulin de Larroque handmade watercolour paper, linen and silk threads
15.5 cm (6&1/4″) H x 13.5 cm (5&1/4″) W
ladder-detail-Mo16finished for the Full Moon this morning!

Comments
  1. Simply stunning Mo . . . I love the way you’ve couched the lichen in place . . . well I love all of it. And boar bristles . . . lovely!

  2. coloremartine says:

    Oh Mo how wonderful……………i really love this……………

  3. Diane says:

    Mo This piece if def one of my favorites so beautiful and the different use of papers, cloth stitch exquisite!! and esp to honor the full moon.

  4. i wish to be on the ladder to the moon

  5. margaret johnson says:

    ahhh, just LOVE your work Mo. The addition of the lichen is magic. ox

  6. Mmmm…aside from loving the concept of a ladder to the moon, this version is absolutely delicate, gentle and oh so loving.

  7. Beautiful, stunning.

  8. vdbolyard says:

    toad moon! here we had a frog moon, toads were quiet. (no cane toads here!)

    • Mo Crow says:

      the best thing to do with cane toads here in Australia is take their skins and turn them into moons! they are an introduced pest moving further south by the year with global warming, we have lots of beautiful frogs even here in the middle of a city of 5 million souls!

  9. handstories says:

    Oh, so pretty & magical! I do love your ladders…

  10. Carol says:

    Absolutely beautiful, Mo!

  11. Julie Banks says:

    Wonderfully detailed as always, Mo! Love the concept as well. xxx

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