Studio Ideas and Inspiration

Material Transformation: Steel as Lace

Posted in artists and architects, materials by mcdanza on 8 March 2010

How do you manipulate the natural properties of your chosen materials so that they can articulate the qualities that you want to express?

Take a look at Cal Lane’s work. She is able to evoke lightness and delicacy out of metal by transforming found objects into elaborate fabrics, from wheelbarrows to oil drums and car parts.

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