Wild Hive (88) - Leigh Shepherd
This' Wild Hive' mixed media piece is made from a section of a typecase / printer's tray. This is one of the largest pieces Leigh has made, its filled with over 300 honeycomb cells! These are made from folded paper, each cell is painted and filled with honey coloured resin. The honeycomb is built up to give a tactile, undulating effect.
The tray has a beautiful pull handle and the wood has a lovely aged finish.
The little bees are stitched from felt, thread and wire.This piece is signed and numbered on the back.
It measures: 36cm high, 22cm wide, 5.5cm deep (at the deepest point. There is a small triangular ring on the back so that it can be hung on the wall.