A Forester’s Symphony

One of my childhood dreams was to become a Forester, to take care of the forest, the trees, the mushrooms, the wild animals, the birds…. This handmade cushion is dedicated to that dream.

DARUMA KUMA

Sculpture – terracotta jar with handmade textile elementssize: 12 x 12 x 20 cmMay 2015 Daruma Kuma is one of the characters in my first picture/children’s book. Inspired by my own experiences and the Japanese Daruma (doll).

CROISSANT ANIMALIS

ceramic jar/mixed media workmaterials: glazed white stoneware, vintage fabric, merino wool and corn fiber fillingtechniques: embroidery and potterysize: 17 x 11 x 11 cmMarch 2015 Be the Taurusin whom we reside Be the light shining through the Moonthe Moon being matter raised up into Heaven Make a gateway to the Lightthrough all the buttery, flaky,Continue reading “CROISSANT ANIMALIS”

embracing you with many arms

Inspired by the Dharmachakra, the Wheel of the Dharma. Within Indian religions such as Jainism, early Buddhism and Hinduism it has presented Buddha’s teaching of the path to Nirvana, the eight arms symbolising the Noble Eightfold Path. stoneware plate size: 17 cm August 2014 See also the 2D mixed media work I made in January 2014

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

‘In the blink of an eye all will be changed,all be transformed’ Using mould as a metaphor for transformation;there where something dies, something else comes alive ceramic jar with woollen tuft embroidered lidsize: 8 cm x 11 cm in diameterAugust 2014 See also my ‘Flower of Mould‘ blanket I made in 2007 See a littleContinue reading “IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE”

Moon telling you a Bedtime Story ; The Boy and the Boogie Man

ceramic jar with woollen rope handle on the lidsize: 10 cm x 10 cm x 13 cmAugust 2014 See also the drawing I made in June 2013 See a little video showing this 3D object: https://vimeo.com/didilu/videos

Water doesn’t mind the fish exploring

EXPANSION ceramic plates sizes: 14 and 19 cm in diameter August 2014