Winter is Here

I'm still wrestling with keeping the Foundlings fresh and unique. That is not to say that I am concerned that my work isn't unique, it is. It is just that within my body of work, when am I exploring variations on a theme and when I am just repeating myself isn't exactly clear. The summer is ending and although fall is my favorite time of year, it is all too easy to think of the coming of winter. A Shaker box, mechanical gear, Victorian base and coral, came together quickly. This was a very satisfying piece. Funny how the coral floating in the center said falling snow to me.

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