Tuesday, 4 September 2012


I pondered for a long time on this theme. I could not get any angle on it that appealed to me so I eventually decided to have two rose plants growing in the shape of a wine glass, with out-turned thorns suggesting that it would not be nice to handle. They are silhouetted against a grey evening sky. Life is not all wine and roses it has its prickly side! There is one wine red rose in the wine glass, a loose scribble that is thread painted, I was thinking of Mackintosh’s roses.

I did not intend to have a wonky wine glass. Just shows I do not do enough planning. I just launch into a piece. I wish I could be more careful.
Free machine work.

3 comments:

  1. oh Irene!! PLEASE don't fret about the "wonky" wine glass! I LOVE it and think it has much more personality that way. Great interpretation of the theme as well!

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  2. Irene

    Your amazing competence across so many styles never ceases to surprise me!

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