Sunday, March 9, 2008

Go with the flow

It's a "GO!" for the Life of the River sculpture commission "Currents".

The 10,000 lb. block of Limestone for the Green Bay, WI sculpture entitled " Currents " has arrived. It was moved off the monorail truck onto my rail cart, so that I could move it into the studio.

"Go with the flow" is the theme of the week. At every turn, it seems that weather or faulty equipment prevented me from doing what I needed to do. After hitting a snag, I had to bounce off and try to make the best of things.

Last weekend was the 1st bit of sunshine and warm temperatures that we'd had for a month. I tried to crate and freight "Affinity", but couldn't. So, I switched gears and ran the water-cooled hydraulic chainsaw to remove the large corners from the WI block.

********************Introducing - end 1 and end 2.

I was able to establish the ends of the circular forms on the bench.

By the end of Thursday, I had prepared the side of the sculpture for gridding out the design of the intertwining currents.

It snowed 2" Friday morning and another 10" on Saturday. So, bouncing off another obstacle, I spent the last bit of the week creating proposals indoors. This is Oberon peeking out from his snow mask. Photo by Meg White.

A bird's snow angel.

1 comment:

Walk in the Woods said...

wow . . .

that's all i can manage at the moment . . .