|Project by MsDebbieP||posted 01-28-2010 10:48 PM||4105 views||5 times favorited||78 comments|
“In the beginning there was nothing… nothing except the possibility; and if there was the possibility for one thing then there is the possibility for all things” ~ Ojibwe story of creation
One day, after the Awards event was announced I was given a vision – a vision of a possibility. I hope I have done it justice.
In this sculpture, the centre, the walnut base, represents the Void, from where all possibilities begin, and in the middle of this is a crystal which represents a Possibility.
The layer of maple wood in this sculpture represents the physical world – all the possibilities that Are.
Beyond the veil of the physical is the Void, the source of all possibilities.
The edges of the sculpture hold elements of the physical world:
- shells, representing the water realm
- pine needles, representing the plant world,
- pebbles, representing Mother Earth
- feathers, presenting the bird/animal world
Yin Yang: the physical and spiritual worlds united creating the whole—all that Is and all that can be.
I blogged the creation of this sculpture. As I stated in the blog the project was all about “the curls” and the process used to open up the layer of maple to show the walnut behind. (yes, it was a curling iron)
Also note: no walnut was painted in the making of this Yin Yang project.
(and a thank-you to Ted & Norah at Roarockit for the donated maple veneer—remember the skateboard that I made so long ago? I’ve been holding onto the special piece of wood. It had a purpose and it was waiting for the Possibility.)
Inspiration for the sculpture: artwork in a book by Jamie Sams
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)