SCATTER – WOODEN SCULPTURE

A few years ago I reroofed my garage which entailed reboarding it. I had a lot of off-cuts and, being naturally parsimonious, I stored them, despite having no idea of what to do with them. A couple of months ago an idea trickled into my head and after a few sketches and a pretty useless maquette, I came up with this. I still need to do a bit more filling and then paint it to give it some weather proofing.

Yesterday it came out of the workshop and I thought I would try it out on the centre of the lawn – the wife didnt complain too loudly, so that was some kind of victory.

With the sun shining, the facets were accentauted, so I thought I might as well photo it and post the images. I am quite pleased with the outcome – so long as those pigeons dont use it as a perch…

Other paintings and sculptures are available for sale on my website: grahammcquadefineart.com

8 thoughts on “SCATTER – WOODEN SCULPTURE

  1. I dont know Sharon. Have you seen the mess they make under trees? They may not think much of my art – but crapping on it … c’mon. I’d prefer them on the roof, better still someone else’s roof.

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  2. Thanks Lori, I’ve already started to paint it. Even though the wood is tanalised it will quickly blacken and the wetting/drying effect of the weather will cause it to crack and disintegrate unlesss I do something. I have a number of wooden sculptures in the garden and they need annual varnishing to prevent them deteriorating.
    Though I suppose some people find beauty and intrigue in the slow disintegration of wood.

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