was chosen because it is one of our oldest botanic specimens and it is a wonder to me how it can propagate so effectively with such a primitive and demanding reproductive process. It seemed to demand some kind of recognition. Air/wind - my favorite to draw or paint, and
image representing the sun and fire. However, after
I decided to take the propane torch to the copper to
add color, the torch became the representative for fire.
This is the finished piece in the studio, mounted on primed and painted exterior plywood, ready for installation outdoors. (To be continued...)