marking time counting crows

Posted: June 27, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time, knots and nests
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two-for-mirth-in-processThe 100 Crow Books will be ready this Friday!
in the meantime I’m marking time counting crows (a work in process)
one-for-sorrowOne for sorrow
tektite, grape vine tendril, vintage cloth, Japanese paper, ink, thread, glass beads
Two-for-mirth-Mo16Two for mirth
grape vine tendrils, glass beads, Habu paper moire yarn,  linen thread, red felt, rose petals, embroidered vintage cotton ribbon
three-for-a-weddingThree for a wedding
grape vine tendril, Dungeons & Dragons dice, bone skull bead from India, black glass feather by Kathy Dorfer, thread, parchment, ink, vintage hand stitched lace
four-for-a-birthFour for a birth
Zig-Zag (Acacia sp), grape vine tendril, Japanese abaca paper, eggshell, thread, feather, painted twig from a palm inflorescence, antique parchment, ink, rosebud
five-for-silver-Mo16Five for silver
pentacle button,  vintage lace, silver beads, linen thread, antique parchment, ink
six-for-goldSix for gold
hexagram, gold silk coccoon, grape vine tendril, threads
seven-for-a-secretSeven for a secret not to be told
crow feathers, thread
horn-in-processantique car horn, grape vine tendrils, thread, tortured willow

  1. dinahmow says:

    It looks quite tall!

  2. bronwyn says:

    The car horn is the perfect solution Mo!!

  3. margaret johnson says:

    Your show is going to be FABULOUS Mo!! oxox

  4. deemallon says:

    this is like one of your talismans on steroids… fantastic.

  5. debgorr says:

    Abundance at it’s best. 🙂

  6. coloremartine says:

    I love this…as tall as you…you could fly away with it……………..

  7. handstories says:

    This brings back very fond memories of teaching kindergarteners about ravens & crows. We would count & chart how many crows were on the playground each morning & recite the rhyme…

  8. What creative beauty this is!

    • Mo Crow says:

      finished this morning but it absolutely refused to cooperate with the camera, will photograph it properly at the exhibition with white walls and good lighting, it works!

  9. nadia says:

    Love this, Mo. I think we have a similar line aesthetic!

  10. Carol says:

    I love all the details that make a stunning whole! Can’t wait to see it in situ…

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