Friday, January 23, 2015

Sculptural Tyvek

I found a lovely bead on Pinterest and thought "Oh that would look wonderful in Tyvek.  So I tried.

My first attempt was wrapping some Tyvek around some sea-worn snail shells.  I used the same multi-colored glued on odd bits piece of Tyvek I showed in my last post. Here are the results from several different views since it is 3-D.


 Then I added some specialty yarn.



I haven't decided whether I am going to add beads.  What do you think?

Here is a shell with barnacles attached wrapped in Tyvek.





And here is a last sculptural attempt. Sticks and stone and a little bit of clay.





These are first attempts but by no means last ones!

Judith


6 comments:

  1. Holy Cow! I love them all. Those beads are fabulous!!

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  2. Your bead experiments are wonderful...and your tenacity and adventuresome spirit are showing through for sure. Really liked the first round a lot, and using the shells is great! Celebrate them with simplicity and let their "I survived" shine! The addition of fabric is amazing. Colour WOW!
    Bethany in Kingston, ON

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  3. The sculpture says it all. Happy Dance!

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  4. Very interesting, like creating nests for the shells. I like them.

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  5. These are fantastic, but I'm not sure how you did it. Did you place the shells on top of the painted Tyvek and then hit it with a heat gun to make the Tyvek wrap around them?

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