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A wall sculpture of a great blue heron memorialized in hand-cut salvaged metal on painted music sheet wood backing. Finished with contemporary wood frame with metallic finish.
- Medium: salvaged metal on wood
- Size: 41.75" H x 29.75" W x 2.75" D
- Frame: silver wood frame
- Hardware: ready to hang with wire on back
- Part of a limited series each produced with a unique set of rescued materials
Cutting and collaging these metals by hand is much more challenging than with paper and does limit some of the possible detail, as you can see in the botanical accents. But, using metal gives the resulting artwork a fascinating texture, tactile quality and heavier presence in the room. The reflective quality of the metal pulls in light and literally demands attention. Each metal piece of the collage must be affixed to the back with small screws. It’s a grueling but rewarding process.