A collection of foraged plant specimens placed in one centimeter increments.
Next week 30 colourful horses will take over Grand Central and dance to harp music!
Embroidered plastic pop bottles with leather leaves, I’ve been cutting out the pieces at home then doing the stitching on the train to/from work. I keep showing up at work with holes in my fingertips because some of the leather is pretty tough to stitch through, but its worth it.
Still working on earrings these days- plastic pop bottles, leather scraps, embroidery, beads and metal bottle caps.
My little brother is so coool
Sculptures by Amy Boone-McCreesh.
One of my favorite new discoveries from the last month or so was when I found out I could also scratch designs into the plastic pop bottles to create even more detail…
I’ve been playing with making shrinky dinks lately, if you’ve never heard of them you should look them up because they are really easy and fun. Basically they are plastic sheets you can buy and draw on then shrink in the oven. They shrink to 1/3 its size.
These are the real store bought ones, your image shrinks perfectly and if you use a regular size hole-punch the hole shrinks to the perfect size for a small charm.
The next picture is some that I tried to make my own version out of recycled take-out containers but they didn’t work out as well I think I still need to find the right kind of plastic…they shrunk a bit but also melted the design, which I think I kind of like. I want to get a crappy toaster oven and experiment more with this outdoors because the fumes are pretty toxic.
This used to be one of my grandma’s jewelry boxes. My mom gave it to me the last time I went home, it was still full of random bits of costume jewelry. The lid was falling apart so I glued it back together and cleaned it all up. Then I filled it with inspiration for my current jewelry class :)
I’m learning some cool stuff. amid my quarter life crisis…
(Source: euphoric-wanderer, via fern-blankets-moss-beds)