Peter and Elisabeth left us yesterday.
Here’s a look at some of the breakthrough work Peter has done during the ITE. First the wearable line (and a couple of wall pieces). Judging from the response to these pieces, Peter will be able to sell all he chooses to make. If you want one, you had better make it to the preview show August 3.
Cast cement water bottles. What was he trying to say by leaving them capless? (In truth, these are pretty cool. The cement actually feels like plastic.)
You’ve seen this piece in the blog before, but I think he decided to make it horizontal instead. Again, these are forms Peter has used to cast pieces for his furniture. The concrete darkens the form wherever it contacts it.
Peter had time for a last lunch with Siegfried and me before he managed to get packed up and on the road.
Elisabeth, on the other hand, just came in to say goodbye and sign her bowl, her first turned work, a mortar made of pear.
And saddest of all . . . Hilary’s cookies are all gone.
Thank you, Hilary, for hearing—and answering—our silent prayer in our hour of need.