Friday, April 25, 2008

Two-Stem Base

The second part of the two compositions of Alliums nears completion.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Big Allium complete

Thursday, April 17, 2008

In a new light

The giant Allium flower in a different light. Colors of the surroundings are picked up in the shiny buds.

Finished Allium Leaves

A look at the finished stainless steel leaf shapes for the bases of the two sculptures.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

wrestling with metal | Time Lapse

Bending, grinding, and welding the pipe to form the abstract leaf shapes

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Allium leaf

At the base of the two large Allium sculptures will be an abstract leaf form which spirals over to the smaller allium composition.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

6-foot diameter Allium head

Another look....

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The Large Allium Sphere

Just under 6 feet in diameter, the largest of the Allium spheres takes shape. I have suspended it about 12-feet high in the breezeway to observe the subtle wind generated motion of the star shapes, and to get a sense of the large scale of the composition.

Monday, April 7, 2008

four finished blooms

Friday, April 4, 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

full sphere

About 200 welded rods create the flower sphere.