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Big Charcoal begun One metre diameter.                                                                             Following my leather tea-cup and saucer, I am continuing looking at how might see the world of Tea drinking.                                   Dunno where this is taking me?

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New Pantalone Mask.

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Experiments with eye hole shape and paint finishes.  Traditionally this mask is black or at least very dark but I would like to see him played with an aged, unhealthy pallid skin tone.  As for the eyes, maybe round, wide open though I like the shape on the right

Pantaloon as inspired by Vultures.  New experimentations with hairiness, bigger mask with different emphasis. Nose hair rather than mustachio’s.  Not yet sure if it actually works so next stage of the experiment is to see how it performs.

Tea-time in leather.

Life after the ‘Brainatoreum’ has taken me to remembering pot making, to my hands familiarity with clay, to my early love of Meret Oppenheimer and her Fur lined cup. Thoughts about the British ritual of tea-time,  how my grandmothers used her tea set,       I still use some pieces. Revisiting old skills and obsessions, applying them to my learning new skills (leather and wood carving).          Where will this now take me?

Nottingham University Physics Department giving a preview today of                    ‘Quantum Sensing the Brain’ before it goes off to The Royal Society, Summer Science Exhibition 2018.  2nd – 8th July.

The culmination of all that Polygonal Brain construction, now with all the technology attached.  Harmonics and waves stimulated by the live brain and translated into a light and sound show. Beautiful to see, to hear, to understand, to learn. How will this develop our understanding of the brain in our future.