Exploring and playing with planes different angles and depths started to create a shadow ‘language.’ A process of balancing the design of each square with the balance as a whole piece. Results were fresh geometric shapes playing with the light.
The milk paint finish is a romantic process of activating the paint by simply adding water. Then sieved through a soft muslin cloth at a “pancake batter consistency.”
Porters paint * is a joy to visit/use anytime, a perfect compliment to makers.
The citron lemon was matt and left porous and cut back with a fine paper to reveal some raw timber and tool marks.
Jelutong was a great timber from trend timbers* to work with on this piece as the close grain allowed sharp cuts and turns without breaking out.