Thursday, October 6, 2011

New Work at The Griffin Bookshop

I was delighted to be asked to show my work at The Griffin Bookshop this month. The Griffin is the coziest spot in town. It has books and art and jewelry and Rich, fragrant, aromatic coffee. I never learned to drink it, but I sure do enjoy the smell of it.

 This is one of the pieces I'll be showing there. This started out as a really beat up old cuckoo clock. I took out the insides, the numbers, the little bird inside the door.and finished the whole thing in flat black. After that, I took the large bird off of the top and replaced it with two owls.

Here is a closeup of the face of the clock. It turned out to be the perfect place for the little doll head I had embedded in ice resin. I had intended to make a piece of jewelry from it, but decided that she really belonged here.

This work is at The Griffin through the month of October. I hope you'll stop by if you're in town. You're in for a real treat!


Elizabeth said...

This is such a stunning piece!! It was such a delight to watch it come together- your process is so fascinating to me!!! i am sure that the clock will be snatched up quickly at the Griffin!!!
see you tonight!!

Elizabeth Seaver said...

What fun, Leslie. Your work is always so inventive. Good luck this month at the Griffin. You're right, it is cozy and yummy smelling from the coffee!

Janet Meyers Moss said...

Oh yeah....this is all Leslie! Have fun tonight....sorry I cannot be there. Thinking of you!