Sad Tail

$395.00

Sad Tail
Encaustic, needle, thread on altered book, 4″ x 7″ x 1.25″

 

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Sad Tail

I cut into the book making a circle. I wanted to use needles and thread but needed to make the book thinner in order to push through the needles, so, I made a circle. I coated the tips of the needles with encaustic so you wouldn’t get stabbed,

Kim Bruce – Sad Tail, Cast encasutic, needle, thread on altered book, 4″ x 7″ x 1.25″ 

The thread tail on the back side inspired the pieces name, Sad Tail. A play on the word tale.

Kim Bruce – Sad Tail, Cast encasutic, needle, thread on altered book, 4″ x 7″ x 1.25″ 

 

 

All books in this series are first steeped in beeswax to permeate the layers and encapsulate in wax. I believe this helps in the preservation. This piece is free standing.