A quick note of self promotion. I'll be in the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit this weekend and next, May 26, 27, 28 and June 2 and 3 noon-6pm. I'll be between 9th and 10th on the west side of University Place, NYC. Stop by if you're downtown.Check out their website for more info http://wsoae.org
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
After one day rained out, and another with my seldom used gas saw nonfunctional, its carburetor having mysteriously wandered from the factory default, I finally got down to Teaneck Creek to trim and bark this log. It will ultimately be a turtle (sitting on the top of a post), one of three animal totems I'm carving for the labyrinth. It is going to be almost a month before I'm going to get another free day to get down there, so I'm glad I've got this (and the other two logs) trimmed and up on spacers, in the hope they'll stay bug and mold free(ish) at least till I get to carve them...
Note the cottonwood fuzz which is so heavy on the ground you'd think it had snowed.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012
In the interesting to me but nobody else department the swarming bees outside my apartment are now departed, hopefully to a comfortable hollow tree, but having been there for several days left behind this tiny cute honey comb, which I keep eying thinking I may grab it to finish a carving with...