Pussies-With-The-Willow

Pussies With The Willow

A contemporary wall piece; here I've used "Oxford Violet" which grows purple and due to a yeast growth coating appears blue. The catkins start looking pink but turn grey to blue, complementing the blue willow.

63cm x 54cm. Private Collection.

Wall-Piece_1

Wall Piece

A contemporary wall piece; here I've used willow strips but any bark can be used.

Available by commission only.

Carrying-vessel

One Piece Willow Carrying Vessel/Pail

Made from one rectangle piece of bark and not for the faint hearted basketmaker!

Available by commission only.

Prototype

Prototype In Leather For One Piece Willow Carrying Vessel/Pail

Prototype for the bark piece featured above. Here I used leather in my design which was expertly realised by Savino Muscigna of de Bruir Leather in Kildare.

Available by commission only.

Long-lined-carrying-basket

Long Lined Carrying Basket

A real struggle ensued when I started making this unique basket. The ribs which form the carrying structure had a mind of their own - like a shopping trolley! In the end they went where I wanted them in the loveliest way.

FLIGHTS OF FANCY1

Flight Of Fancy

A small sculptural basket.

NEST BUILT IN A MIXED FOREST

Nest Built In A Mixed Forest

Using my love for the natural things all around me on my farm I collected odd pieces of trees and plant life and tried to make something funny, pleasing and decorative.