Anya Morris – United Kingdom
My interpretation of the theme ‘Equilibrium’ is balance and colour. I have chosen a delicate shape with a spiral to portray the very delicate nature of balance. The larger amount of feathers to the use of a small cluster of beads to allow the carbon fibre rod to balance on the point of the spiral. I have used the colour orange for the base and spiral to show the balancing point the centre colour of red and yellow mixed together being orange.
- Swarovski Crystal Beads
- Carbon Fibre Rod
- Acrylic Paint
- Sewing Materials
- Petershim Ribbon
- Blocking (wooden hat blocks) small button shape and Spiral
- Cutting (scissors)
- Hand sewing
- Painting the carbon fibre rod
- Binding the feathers together over a wire and then binding the feathers with thread to attach to the carbon fibre rod
- Wiring the beads together
- Gluing the group of beads to the carbon fibre rod
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