Monday, February 2, 2009

T-A-D #2 The Heart that Hurts

Who would have thought that something that looks so simple could be so darn difficult?

A recycled project: made from leftover bits of wire and the discarded chicken wire from here. Also old bits of pink and red raffia. (Note: plaster is not recycled).

11 comments:

Mim Smith Faro said...

Very nice. Wire can be a bit testy. Be careful ;)

Ana Tirolese said...

Your heart is lovely, but your finger boo-boo cracked me up. Great sense of humour!

Esti said...

I like this heart of wire. I hope you don't get hurt anymore along this project... :)

Linda Sue said...

OUCH! Sharpie things- ouch! Though the final piece is so worthy! Thanks for the link tip- you are a genius.

Freshly Found said...

Sorry it hurt you! It's lovely!

kendalee said...

You and that chicken wire are just not destined to be friends are you?! I love that you don't just toss it onto the naughty-chicken-wire-scrapheap though and have managed to make such a sweet-looking little heart out of it. A heart with a bit of a bite... Mmmm. A defensive heart?

aimee said...

no no no!! i'm so sorry!! you really suffered for love on this one. i hope your finger heals quickly - at least the heart turned out beautifully!

Anairam said...

mim - Thanks for visiting! I couldn't leave a message at your blog but I liked your drawing! Selfportrait?

ana - I'm glad you like the heart. Your art is beautiful - I am impressed!

esti - Who knows? But I'm not doing anything that requires wire-cutters again ... BTW I am VERY excited - I ordered your book of drawings tonight - can't wait for it to arrive!

linda sue - I am glad you got the link email - does it work now? Re my finger - I gouged a hole in it with the damn ^*^&* wire cutters. It is SO sore tonight - throbbing - I'll have to put more Betadine on, I think!

freshly found - The idea was actually to make a BIG one for the 'patio' outside where I have all kinds of cast iron items against the wall. But now that my finger got hurt with the small heart, I'll have to wait a bit to finish the large one for outside.

kendalee - This time it wasn't the chicken wire but the wire cutters - I jabbed a hole in my thumb! And it is SORE! Me and wire work - not a good combination ...

aimee - Thank you! And don't we all suffer for love a little (and sometimes a lot)?

Heather Moore said...

Hello. So with you on your comment on the Design Indaba website. What's with that? The tiny pictures, the blah blah text? Something about all theory and no practise comes to mind... :)
Your comments always appreciated - thanks.

editor said...

oh ow. but so sweetly country/rustic.

Anairam said...

heather moore - Well put! Maybe you can drop a word in someone's ear ...

editor - Yes, rustic is the word. I was actually planning to make a bigger one to put outside in a small patio we have, envisioning it against the wall with a vine or creeper twining prettily around it. I thought to practice on a smaller version first, and I think I have now decided against the bigger version. Anyway, I don't have a vine twining prettily up my wall.