We were very excited when Tim Fabian, a Pittsburgh photographer, showed up with his Gigapan tripod! He took 3 panoramas of the installation. We hope they give you a sense of how it felt being there with us.
You can zoom in and out and move around, follow the links and check them out!
Deep in the Forest and Aviary
Lollipop Trees and Meadow
Order your expanded version of the Into The Forest catalog, with 10 additional pages of images from the installation! It is full color, 50 pages long, and it measures 8.5″ x 12″. Cost is $35, which includes shipping (within the US and internationally). If you order by December 20, they will be included with the first shipment, which we expect to be shipped right after Christmas.
**For those who purchased the first edition, we will be making a printable high-resolution pdf of the additional pages available to you.
Looking up – Insects and butterflies.
Looking up – The Aviary Continue reading
Blog post by guest writer Sherri Roberts
How might one describe INTO THE FOREST, both the artwork and the experience?
First, how is a forest “supposed” to look? While I had nature’s beauty vaguely, distantly in mind, these 300+ polymer-clay artists have grabbed nature’s expressive details from within their own environments and countries to fashion unique elements for ITF. No one set of leaves or cluster of butterflies or bouquet of dandelions was like any other. And, just to be clear, this place used to house a car dealership–lots of space to fill. Continue reading
Mary Towner is today’s guest blogger.
In between my shifts at The Spinning Plate working on Into the Forest, I’m reading a wonderful book, Ageless Soul, by Thomas Moore. Both activities—The Forest and The Book—are looming large for me right now. During a book chapter this morning, the two converged in an aha moment. The author speaks about “melancholy” being an important, and even positive, part of life. Rather than medicate it as “depression”, we can accept it as natural and work with it in several ways to achieve a positive result.