It’s never simple!
Brass! Beautiful, warm, malleable, light dances on it’s surface and it is now my metal of choice for Little Bird, in place of steel.
I was unexpectedly gifted the piece of brass; it is dirty, a bit battered and somewhat narrower than I had thought of using.
The intial physical experiments are small, paper and abstract. Too small? Small enough? I think that choosing the Oak that the abstract form will sit on may help with sizing. So far I know that I want the piece to show certain traits:
How important is the final size of the sculpture?