Grapevine Weaving

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A huge grapevine choking a large tree on my property.

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I dragged it all down and this huge pile became art material!

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Find two trees far enough apart, but not too far. The weft comes first.

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Up to ladder height.

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Warp and weft.

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Yes, that is an old wooden chair in there, thus giving the wall its name “Sitting on the Fence”.

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Tendrils.

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Of course, this holey stone, given to me by a friend, found its way into the wall.

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In some light the whole installation looks like a big jumble. But the whole exercise wasn’t about the finished product so much as the hours of weaving which I ended up doing. The process!

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6 hours later.

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Morning light.

My intention is to photograph it during the seasons.

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