Starling plant-mobile with curved branches

Moulded paperpulp vessels held in frames made with upcycled materials.  Hammered aluminium band.  Textured aluminium disc.  Screenprinted text on nylon offcuts (from my jewellery-making past).  Woven fishing rope on nylon rod.  Beehive wire.  Stacked CDs.  Suspended on curved stainless steel branches.

Overview of Starling plant-mobile with curved branches

Moulded paperpulp vessels held in frames made with upcycled materials.  Hammered aluminium band.  Textured aluminium disc.  Screenprinted text on nylon offcuts (from my jewellery-making past).  Woven fishing rope around nylon rod.  Beehive wire.  Stacked CDs.  Suspended on curved stainless steel branches.

Starling plant-mobile (vertical form)

Moulded paperpulp vessels held in frames made with upcycled materials.  Hammered aluminium band.  Textured aluminium disc.  Screenprinted text on nylon offcuts.  Woven fishing rope on nylon rod.  Beehive wire.  Stacked CDs.  Suspended on stainless steel branches.

Lapwing plant-mobile

Moulded paperpulp vessels held in frames made with upcycled materials.  Screenprinted text on nylon offcuts (from my jewellery-making past).  Woven fishing rope on nylon rod.  Wire from beehive supers.  Stacked CDs.  Suspended on curved stainless steel branches.

Fieldfare plant-mobile

Moulded paperpulp vessels held in frames made with upcycled materials.  Hammered aluminium band.  Textured aluminium disc.  Screenprinted text on nylon offcuts. Stacked CDs.  Suspended on stainless steel branches.

Skylark plant-mobile sculpture

Moulded paperpulp vessels held in frames made with upcycled materials. Cut and sanded frame made with layered blue CDs. Woven wire removed from beehive supers.  Screenprinted text on nylon offcuts from my jewellery making past. Suspended oncurved stainless steel branches.

Nightingale plant-mobile

Two moulded paper pulp vessels suspended as a plant mobile. Vessels held in frames handmade from recycled, repurposed and upcycled materials: a four CDs thick frame, and woven wire from beehive supers.  Suspended from a curving stainless steel branch.

Cuckoo with plant and flowers

Single moulded paper pulp vessel suspended with a kittiwake small vase.  The vessel is held in a frame handmade from four repurposed CDs, layered with mixed transparent and reflective surfaces giving a matt purple colour.  The Kittiwake vase is with the inner section of the CDs removed to fit the vessel.  Suspended from a curving stainless steel branch.  The vessel and the glass vial can be lifted from the frames.

Merlin plant-mobile

Moulded paperpulp vessel held in a frame made with repurposed materials.  Woven wire taken from beehive supers (they are refreshed in the spring).  Suspended with stainless steel wirerope.

Kittiwake vase

Large glass test tube held in frame made from CDs plastic, the inner section removed when making the frame for the paper pulp vessel frame.

Kittiwake vase with purple frame

Large glass test tube held in frame made from CDs plastic, the inner section removed when making the frame for the paper pulp vessel frame.

Kittiwake vases collection

These Kittiwake vases have brushed aluminium frames.  These have been made using the inner sections removed when making the aluminium frames for the paper pulp vessels.  The glass vials can be lifted from the frames.  The vases are suspended from curving stainless steel branches.

Kittiwake vases collection

These Kittiwake vases have frames made from CDs.  They are the inner sections removed when making the CDs frames for the paper pulp vessels.  Two CDs are rivetted together to create a rigid support.  The glass vials can be lifted from the frames.  The vases are suspended from curving stainless steel branches.