The felt pieces are from a growing series that was started in the Summer of 2008. Plant life from the ocean and the desert-seaweed and cactus-are both very familiar and interesting to me. Using soft, supple wool to represent solid, wet and slimy and smooth and stickery seemed pretty interesting. The silver parts are used in combination with the fiber and provide structure, contrast and detail.

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octopus' garden eucalyptus my hawaiian lei the succulent in the window
Cactea Teddy Bear julie
Cactea Chin