Since learning basic welding, I am really enjoying it. (Who wouldn’t enjoying playing with fire while making things?) This new insect series allows me to weld and fabricate legs, wings and parts. The bodies are carved from old cedar posts. Old bike tires form the black covering on the body.
All of these new bugs are going to be exhibited at SOFA Chicago in late October.
Here is my interpretation of a praying mantis.
39″ x 40″ x 6″