CLARE WILLSON's Profile
I worked most of my life as a scientist. Always an avid knitter and dressmaker; I did an about turn ten years ago! I became a costume designer for children's art camps,and also theater. I was also a seamstress, tailor and designed my own clothes. Health reasons forced me to rethink my art ( I have MS), as my left side has given up co-operating!
I attended a collage/assemblage class, but was not too interested in using fabric and 'girly' type materials. Also next to impossible to cut fabric with one hand! I wanted a more industrial look to my pictures, with recycled materials, rather than buying new. As an environmentalist I started by bothering my wonderful neighbors for all their unused metal, screws, washers, and widgets from their workshops! I soon had a treasure trove of 'metal morsels' and thus my pictures started evolving!
I ' morph' metal scrap into framed pictures, both unusual and beautiful, hence the…
- Born on December 25
- Joined December 10, 2011