silk roads and cotton fields

silk roads

‘silk roads’. .. (a handsewn, embellished pouch poem) by cathy chown.  we found each other on etsy.

cotton fields

& ‘cotton fields’.  cotton or silk or silk or cotton. field or road or road or field. how the pouch poem swings.

silk road

‘words at hand’ & by hand.

cotton field

a marvelous gift to me that arrived at 4pm, december 17, 2012 & was opened (‘open any time’) at 4:15pm.

cathy chown designs

i get it. i see it. i dig it. it’s killer. it speaks to me. thanks, cathy chown. merry christmas, dear canuck.


tooth & gun (a work in progress)

1,top: outside layer (unpainted

a work in progress. nic considers this construction a painting as well as an object of art.

2. tooth & gun

inside the outer lid is nestled another box.

3.inner box lid removed

the inner box with lid removed

4. closeup of top:or bottom lid to outer box & inner box

a close up of the underside of the lid

5.tooth & gun

tooth & gun in their painted cardboard holder

6. encircling box around tooth & gun removed

the green cardboard form removed to reveal the bottom of the box inside a box

7. viewed on 'bottom' of inner box

tooth & gun

8. opened from the bottom of the outer box

the outer box opened from the bottom

9. gun & tooth with top of box removed

gun & tooth with holding ‘form’ painted black

10. gun & tooth

gun & tooth