leaving the old year behind and galloping into the new
In the fragile moonlight she leaped out of the pool, took a breath and began her transformation.
Several gifts are brought to the lady but her thoughts seem to be elsewhere….
It was interesting to make this purely with clay – no fabric, unlike the earlier pieces. Will she/won’t she pick that apple? See the exquisite painting by Hugo van der Goes (1470 approx) for more about that serpent with limbs….
This little character has been lying in a nutshell box all on her own for a while…when I looked at her today I thought she should have some companions so I have removed her to a bigger nutshell where she will find company at last. She started life as part of the puppet challenge on Clive Hicks-Jenkins’ Artlog. I’ll update here when she has found her new life….
The curious boxes are making an appearance in the opening exhibition in this beautiful new gallery. This newly renovated chapel is in Market Street, in the centre of Abergavenny. It’s a beautiful space with coffee shop, bookshop, childrens’ area and pretty landscaped garden. The exhibition opens on 25 April and runs until 6 June. For more details look at the Art Shop & Gallery website.