I've had a crush on Andy Goldsworthy for years. And, like all devout druids, I went gaga over Rivers and Tides. So when local artist Christophe Eppe invited us Musers to join him today for a natural art collaboration, I jumped at the chance.
We followed him high up into the hills, past his studio in St. Julien, to a viewpoint looking out across the Black Mountains toward Carcassone:
Our goal was to create a large egg from the slate tiles scattered about the hillside. Our first two attempts collapsed early on, but the third one held:
|Musers Katharine Whitcomb and Jaclynn Gereluk, with artist Christophe Eppe.|
Time out for lunch at a pretty nice picnic spot:
And back to work. Nearly finished...
p.s. Christophe is an amazing painter as well. As soon as he has a site to link to, I'll post it.
p.p.s. Because there were many hands at work and only one piece of work at hand, I slipped away a couple of times and created my own secret sculpture in the woods. (I had to leave a trail of "stick crumbs" so that I could find my way back each time.)