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Permanent Collection at Christian Brothers University
Friday, June 19, 2015
Box elder hollow form with frayed wire finial
Annie Sloan Aubusson Blue chalk paint with dark wax finish
Diameter of hollow form at largest point is 10.5"
Overall height with finial is 19.5"
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Torched II - Essence
Turned from mystery wood
Lit on fire with a torch
Sealed with Annie Sloan Dark Wax
Detail of grain and edges
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Turned from an cypress log
that was given to me
by Dennis Paullus
The bowl was set on fire using a torch then waxed
using Annie Sloan's Dark Wax
Detail of rim and interior
Saturday, June 13, 2015
We'll Get Together Then
Kinetic form turned from maple
Finish includes pyrography, chalk paint, and wax
12.5" outside diameter
+/- 10" inside diameter
The name for this piece comes from
the lyrics of a much-loved Harry Chapin song,
Cat's in the Cradle
Yes, the piece rolls/rocks when nudged.
Yes, the strings vibrate whenever the piece is moved.
Yes, the piece becomes interactive when the ebony pieces
at the ends of the strings are touched.
Detail photo of pyrography designs.