I want to share something my son sent me regarding a young Tokyo artist by the name of Waturo Itou who over a period of four years created a wonderful Origami city......
As you can see it is quite a large installation. When it was completed it was put on display at an exhibition on the artificial island of Umihotaru, near Tokyo. The exhibition is called Umi no Ue no Oshiro (A Castle On the Ocean).
After the display is over it is/was the artist's intention to burn the paper city and video graph it happening. Why? So he would be able to play the video backwards and see his city rising from the flames. The article about the artist was from Squidoo.com and was dated 2009. I wasn't able to find out if he actually did burn it......I hope not.
I googled and found the site where the original pictures used in the article came from....some really awesome pictures of the paper city on display...........Tokyobling's Blog
Yesterday my husband found a teeny tiny itty bitty little injured bunny beside our driveway. It looked like it had it's fur stripped off it's backside. Probably it had been hit by a car and dragged at bit. It was hurt but it seemed pretty alert. We think it may be one of the little bunnies that sometimes bop about our back yard.
Anyway, I gave the little injured bunny a bit of water and we left it there but kept a watch on it. It started eating some grass so we were feeling a bit hopeful that it would be okay. Then some crows showed up and my husband chased them away. Then Mr. MTG decided to move the bunny into our back yard. He gently lifted it with a clean towel and put it in some clover at the back end of the yard. As soon as he put it down it hopped away across the yard and went under our hedge. It sat there for awhile licking it's wounded backside and then off it went. So we know it hadn't broken anything.
So now I'm on bunny watch hoping that the little thing is okay. Sigh.....silly me :)
I have been trying to take better pictures with my camera as I am useless with anything mechanical. I really need a better light source I think.
I took some pictures of a clothespin doll that I made a while ago. I used to make and sell a lot of them and I've got a few started that I should really finish. She's made of lace and artificial silk flowers and leaves. Her head piece is a whole flower. Putting a face on that small bead is a pain so I'm trying to think of something better. Stayed tuned:)
...because I have stuff to do. The most important is trying to get my brothers house ready for resale. I had to enter his space two years ago and put him into assisted medical care. His house is a ruin and we really don't know where to start but start we must.
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