Sheet metal and concrete were my first vision of this touchable /playable structure that could be 10-15″ tall. The next model may be in wood and canvas though – less costly and less permanent installation.
Finally on acrylic discs and illuminated pedestals, we were very pleased. Excited to see what the next step their evolution will look like.
Two weeks wasn’t really enough time but it was enough to start dreaming about balsa cities.
This will happen again and again… and I better be careful what I say. I told Wendy that always wanted to play with those balsa wood airplane models – but discard the plans and build ’em into odd structures. We met Yvonne and Colby in the west-side’s longest standing RC Model shop, Evett’s.
Theory: Working with die cut airplane models.
Deviating from kit blueprints.
During the construction there was a desire to build out more organic forms that suggested another functionality while maintaining some intrinsic qualities of the components (ie. airplanes, wings, fuselage…).
To some, the maquettes seemed like structures built from the scraps of a techno-industrial society
Before I eat breakfast and turn on the television on this very beautiful morning, I have to admit that I feel all the excitement about President Obama’s inauguration. Everyone is in fevered anticipation for his speech. I think before I do anything, I’m gonna call my baby (hopefully we’ll hang out).