This was such an enjoyable project to do during January and I may well look out for it again this August, for January 2024!
Thursday, 23 February 2023
Sunday, 19 February 2023
here. As we slowly made our way around the Cathedral, there were films on a loop so you could stay and watch them for as long as you wanted. There were various themes in different parts of the building. (Unfortunately, my camera does not like low light conditions, so the photos are not the best, but they do give some idea of the spectacle.) The first film showed images of how we are damaging the planet.
The second showed many different cultures through their art and textiles.
This section was my favourite with the William Morris patterns projecting onto all the arches.
Finally, the last section showed time, with clocks and watches and then showing the earth slowly revolving. How much time does the planet and all that is on it have left?
It was a fabulous experience but was also thought provoking - how much damage humans have done. However, there was also the celebration of what humans have achieved in art and culture, so there were positives too.
This has been the most popular event held at the Cathedral and was sold out. There is a report about it here with a video clip that will give you more of an idea of what it was like. There are also more photos here which are just a little better than mine! I felt like I was in a giant kaleidoscope and am so pleased I was able to be there. If a show like this is coming to a building near you, do go and see it.
In case you are interested, a blogger called Vix went to see a show near her and posted about it including a couple of video clips too. It is about half way down the blog post. You can see it here. (I would have loved to have seen this one too).
Thursday, 9 February 2023
For 'Metal', I used an embossing folder and silver card for the centre panel, which I then distressed with acrylic paint and a dry brush technique. The cogs and keys were stamped and then gilding flakes were applied.
A collage base with added 'Splatter', using some of my ephemera, stamps, die cuts and digi kit photos.
One more post to come...
Thursday, 2 February 2023
They are pretty little flowers.