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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Baba Yaga

On my mission to ruin my eyes once and for all I've taken on yet another delicate tiny project. I am building a model of Baba Yaga's house on fire (with moths escaping from the flames, naturally).
And in the spirit of silliness I've given it an obscenely long title:
Feverishly possessed by images of witch hunts they set aflame the cabin in the woods-misunderstanding that the threat was only metaphorical- and the blaze quickly spread travelling on the wings of fleeing moths. There were no survivors.
AKA Hey little bird, fly away home, your house is on fire, your children are alone.





Here it is, house frame and floor done plus two exterior walls (quilted) and two interior walls (paper). It's two inches high by six inches deep and six inches wide. I have yet to decide what to make the chicken legs from I do have some chicken feathers to add to it though.



Friday, February 19, 2010

Aren't you Hungry?!?

So with just over a week to go until my wonderful fun filled Fundraiser Dinner Party. I've perfected the menu and I thought I would post a few pictures to get your heart all a flutter.



Remember tickets are $15 for one or two for $25 and the dinner is on Saturday February 21st at 7pm at Awkward Stage (in Downtown Barrie). Buy or reserve tickets through me(staceysproule@gmail.com) or Awkward Stage but make sure you do it before February 23rd!!!



If you don't want to do the dinner there is the option to come by at 9pm, and Pay What you Can for tea, coffee and live music. The Tiny Knives will be playing and someone else (TBA).

I gurantee a very delightful evening!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

You Just Haven't Earned it Yet, Baby (Complete)

It's up! You Just haven't Earned it Yet, Baby in the window box at Gallery 1313 (1313 Queen St West) You should go see it at dusk! (but before the gallery closes for the night, because they lock the gate and you can't see it).In conjunction with the exhibition I am teaching a FREE knitting workshop on Sunday the 21st of February at Gallery 1313. There are 15 spaces available (space is already disappearing) so you must RSVP to me (email me at stacey_sproule@hotmail.com)
You need to bring your own yarn and needles. I will be teaching an introduction to freeform knitting and knitting as a sculptural medium.

You can visit 1313's website here.