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Posts from the ‘Painted Box’ Category

Dressing Up Box

September 19, 2011

kaw

This battered old box was earmarked for a skip outside a worshipful company in the City of London. (Actually the one devoted to fish-mongering, so an appropriate use of it, now I think about it.) One awkward tube journey home later I decided that its destiny had to be as a fun artwork. So I made a wooden box into a glass fish tank full of the usual things, a mermaid (red headed after its eventual owner of course), an octopus, starfish, sea horses, a diver (about to rescue the imperiled mermaid) card playing crabs and all. The sides of the wooden box being ‘glass’ you can see all that’s going on from each point of view, with hidden surprises on each side. The box is about 2 x 1 1/2 x 1 feet, or about 60 x 45 x 33 cm.

                                       

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Mediterranean Box

September 15, 2011

kaw

Greek Island holiday inspired, click on images to see more detail.

         

Balloon Box

September 15, 2011

kaw

Click on the images if you want to see them in more detail.