Microcosm Oystercatchers

Here is another bird in the series – Microcosm Oystercatchers. These are one of my favorite birds. I often see them in the black basalt cobbles on the coast with their fluorescent beaks. I had a hard time with where I wanted to go with this piece initially and went back to gaskets (something I often find a way to include in my art). My #Wccchallenge coding group is working on microcosms and so this was the result of my creative process in contemplating both birds and microcosms.

9 oystercatchers in a mandala packing pearls around an earth reflection in a larger pearl.

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  1. […] Birb’s Nest coding challenge prompt was “microcosm.” I created a bird first (not code), and then came back and created “Petri Architected.” This piece is […]

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