Tuesday, 17 May 2016

More Tins

We made this tin as a gift to celebrate a friend's 40th birthday trip to New York.

This is the front of the tin.

This next poetry tin is in celebration of Kipling's poem The Female of the Species. We were inspired by the 'raincoat' theme of the tin to create a reverse flasher scenario!

Here's the front:

More Tins! The Silk Factory

Nicky and I have been busy on more tins since I last blogged. The tins were inspired by local images and by literary texts. Several were made as gifts for friends.

This tin was inspired by Judith Allnatt's amazing book' 'The Silk Factory

Here's work in progress.

Here's the finished tin with a map of the location and an image (in the circle) of the original silk factory. Nicky made the insert and customised the woman figure to match the main character in the book.

We put an image of a silk moth on the reverse of the tin,