Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Finally, Neil's sculpture in motion...
Ravyn and I mostly spent the day working on the new gallery site, which will be officially open on March 1. Then we took a break to work on Balticon Art. After that, she enjoyed a rare winter nap outside in the sunshine while I, back in the studio, had a nice breakthrough with the "Strange Fish" painting.
Orion, who is under the weather with a cold, is cocooned in his blankets with his juice and Samurai Jack for company. I can hear Ravyn and Aubrey playing FLUX in the dining room. It sounds like lots of fun actually, but the Lisa can't sit still just yet.
I did try the corset on yesterday. Ironically(?) the one Ravyn chose for me is made of lambskin, and was surprisingly comfortable, though it was a bit weird for someone who feels most comfortable in plain tee and jeans decorated only with bits of paint my apron didn't catch. I'll be seeing the Fabulous Lorraine Lorraine a' Malena again soon. I'll take said item with me so she can help me match it with something other than my frayed old Levis. Getting out of the corset almost felt familiar, perhaps a strait jacket or other in some incarnation or dream of mine ( which might explain a couple of things.) But, getting into the corset, as far as I can see, is a two-person operation at best. I can see I'll need an escort to the Goddess party, preferably someone who can pull and tie strings...
Aubrey got some video footage of Luck Be Nimble, Fate Be Quick in motion and fittingly coupled it with music from Kronos Quartet's "Black Angels". The lighting is a bit atmospheric and dark, so the colors are muted, but those of you who know this sculpture might like seeing it in motion.
Click here to go to the large animation, 4.6MB Quicktime MOV file
Click here to go to a smaller MPEG4 animation, 599KB
Gurtie is curled up next to me. She doesn't say hello. She says "Stop typing and rub me." I shall.
Posted by lisa at 7:46 PM