What’s New?/What’s Old/ What’s been adopted?

What’s New?/What’s Old/ What’s been adopted?

What’s New?? (besides my new website getting launched any minute. Thanks to Kelly Merta at HangWire)  This car: “Life is Such A Ride”. The doors and hatchback open. The wheels go around. No motor though…. Do  you like the circle of elephants on the roof?? It s mounted on a small lazy susan, so that it rotates.  Some people know what a lazy susan is and some people don’t, even in hardware stores. Its a rotation mechanism: 2 metal plates with bearings in between. (Why not Lazy Stanley?) Do you like the wings?  Ive been keeping an eye out for brass or resin birds in thrift stores. I cut off the wings, using my super duper VERY loud dye-grinder with a cutting wheel on it, and being very careful. I put the excess bird parts on top of my wood stove. Heat retention, according to my innovative brother Pat. Do you like the hood ornament?  Used to be a bell. Well, it still is. I drilled a hole in the hood; the bell part is inside, glued in, in a big way. The armature for this piece is a modified pink Barbie volkswagon bug, by the way. Those things are built to last! Incredibly hard to take apart. WHAT’S OLD? I used to have a doll business. Notice the picture of me and Helen with the nuns in the upper left (The life-size nuns on roller skates were Helen’s design) . It finally worked into a wholesale doll pin business for the bread and butter part of my life, while I pursued other sculpture in what i called the...