Suffolk Open Studios - Open Weekends, June 2009

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"A chance to see how the artist works. SOS (Suffolk Open Studios) members invite you to visit them in their studios, giving you the opportunity to see the creative process, discuss the artist’s motivation and ask questions. There will be work in progress, as well as finished, some of which may be for sale, though there is no pressure to buy." ~ Suffolk Open Studios

Bird of ParadiseBird of ParadiseMedium: Silhouette paper-cut. Cut by hand using a scalpel.

Dimensions: Framed size: 57.5 x 35.5 cm. Unframed: 44 x 23 cm.

Date: April 2008

Comments:
From imagination.

Centuries ago, when hunters first captured birds of paradise and brought them back to Europe, they wanted to display the gorgeous plumage to the best advantage, and therefore they removed the legs. Hence, the legend arose that these beautiful birds had no need of legs because they lived in the sky, drinking the dew of heaven, and when they died they fell to earth.

Please contact Lois to purchase prints, or to commission similar work.



Price: £SOLD. In a private collection in Ipswich, England.

Comments from visitors to Open Studio Weekends June 2009:
 
"I could have watched you and spent hours in your studio - was so much to see. Incredible."
 
"Your work puts one in a different world."
 
"An artist with a truly special talent, such diversity in thought, execution and meaning. A very special exhibition."
 
"Beautiful new 'slant' on traditional cultured craft. So clever!"
 
"You must need steady hands!"
 
"What a lovely way to spend an afternoon!"
 
"A lovely delicate technique requiring a lot of patience."
 
"Unbelievable! ... I could study your pieces for ages. Truly breathtaking!"
 
"So diverse and intricate - I felt like I was in Aladdin's cave!"
 
"Never ceases to amaze."


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