Cradled Captive by Sharon Doughtie

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Cradled Captive by Sharon Doughtie
250.00USD+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item WAS NOT SOLD. Auction date was 2016 Jun 11 @ 15:30UTC-4 : AST/EDT
All pieces are signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
Sharon Doughtie
Kailua, Hawai’i

Cradled Captive
Honduran mahogany, paint, satin lacquer
8" x 4.5”

Honduran mahogany
Turned, burned, painted

Artist’s Note
"With this piece, I wanted to explore layering of patterns. How would it work to have a free form knot unfurling within a defined grid? Would they co-exist or compete? There are several patterns running through this piece: knot, grid, contour lines, and stippling.
The contour lines on the knot help to convey movement and the stippling (done dot by dot) gives a defined background without obscuring the wood grain. It was a real brain twister but was fun to make."

About Sharon Doughtie
“I have always had an affinity for wood and started turning in 1993. I became a full-time turner in 1998. I have had the good fortune to observe and learn from many fine wood artists.

The more I work with wood, the more I appreciate its nature: warm and tactile to the touch, beautiful grain, and yielding nature. At times, wood offers far less than I need—constraints, though, can bring new insights.

Inspiration surrounds me and flows from inside. Like a knotwork, the thoughts are interwoven and connected, starting deep within a turned form, flowing over the rim, circling back upon themselves, joining with other thoughts. As I work the wood, there is much to ponder. The wood offers, I receive, and we continue the weaving.”

Learn More: sharondoughtie@gmail.com