Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Daniel is swept away

I have a real problem finishing work off. I spend hours designing and cutting a piece, then when the cut is almost done I get bored with it (or is it fear?) and so I put it to one side and leave it until another time. This piece has been hanging around for about a year and I've finally gotten around to finishing it. Yippee!
As usual it is a silk paper cut (red and gold silk paper mounted on white). This time I experimented by adding an extra layer of gold silk behind the red image to emphasize the flowing water.

The story is simple, but as yet unresolved. Daniel, the clumsy boy he is, has tumbled into a raging torrent. Swept away, his calls for help are unheard above the roar of the water.

The waves see their chance and crash down on him pulling him deeper under the water.

Daniel is overwhelmed and gives in ... or does he? Is this the end for my hapless hero? I don't think so ... I have some ideas as to how he escapes, but I'm not gonna tell!


wcl said...

But you already hint that he will survive eventually! However, I am interested in finding out how he gets escaped... The wave lines are really beautiful and smooth. It feels like a slow motion picture...reminding me of Debussy or Ravel's music, full of impression.

Mr Lee said...

So much prettiness!Your work is beautiful and amazing.We have created "The Last Supper" recently.Welcome to our blog
http://china-cutter.blogspot.com/Hope your all doing well.

Mike Hemsley said...

He will escape and have even moire adventures!