Today’s #bandofsketchers prompt.. Spiral.
Spiral of wire weaving my friend Deborah did for one of my glass cabochons I made at Angela Ashtons fused glass workshop a few years ago.
The wire weave and chain is a deep bronze colour, I couldn’t really do it justice. There are coloured glass and metallic effect glass in the cabochon.
I’m happy with the drawing, it’s not perfect but it does represent it.
I designed this about 25 years ago. A cat resting in the window above our front door. My friend Phil Shaw who was a carpenter also knew how to make stained glass, so I drew out the pattern and he made this up for me. It’s been there ever since and I love it. When we had our house double glazed I wanted to have this incorporated into a window but they couldn’t do it, so it remains, behind the single glass window. Letting the sunlight in. Coloured patches on the carpet.