7 DYE LOTS :
Each dunked several times in different dyes.
The 'artist' certainly did not start out with
the concept of 267 Wistful St. in mind. In the
beginning the objective was to simply dye
various groups of twine, and see where it lead.
However, the process, by it's very nature, lead
to further inspiration. The 'artist' was
continually challenged to grow with, and change
as the piece grew. Inspiration was provided by
the 'artist', by the "medium and by the
Twine was cut, then prepared for the rod at one
end by looping. The twine was divided into 7
groups each group was then dyed several times in
different batches of dye. The dyed strands were
stretched, placed on the floor and played with
until a pattern and color scheme presented
itself. The strands were then placed on the rod
and each individual strand was opened up to
produce 3 smaller strands per original larger
strand. Huh? If you twine it, you get it!
DISPLAY OF PIECE:
Hung straight from two ends of the rod. Could be
hung against a wall or free floating in the air.
It has been hung outside. Rain would change the
piece in an interesting manner as the dyes bled
downward. The dyes are not color fast.
Blowing in the wind.
Piece divided in
half. Could be hung this way.
THE 'ARTISTS' TAKE ON THE PIECE:
Excited with the way it turned out. It was quite
the two year long journey. Off and on of course!
Don't want to stay at 267 Wistful St. to long!
When hung in the breeze the piece seems to
Somehow the piece manages to convey color both
in the dark and light range. The light colors
take you off and the dark brings you back or the
other way around. No matter which way, is seems
to leave you in a 'wistful' state. At least the
'artist' thinks so! At times you can't take your
eyes off the piece.
HISTORY OF '267 WISTFUL ST.':
Started early 2011. Finished April 2013. Almost
two years in the making. One of a kind. No
wonder it's 10K.
Strands up close
and personal. 267 of them!
Rod end piece. Hand carved.
PRICE TO PURCHASE '267 WISTFUL ST.':
Considering everything: 10 thousand dollars
seems fair! However, as all things are in life,
the price is negotiable. After all, you are at
267 Wistful St., and its nice to be somewhere!
So, name your poison!