A hat,a friend and a ruined church.

I’ve been looking forward to this shoot for weeks.The weather was gorgeous,we had the place to ourselves and there was an air of mystery in the old church of St Peter the Poor Fisherman at Stoke in Devon.It is a church without a roof and ever since I first saw it I’ve wanted to make some work there. I made this hat in the winter,it was inspired by insects,aliens,mermaid’s purses and it feels comfortable yet magickal. I’ve always pictured it here,now I am satisfied. 🙂 Over on my Facebook page there is a little film which I can’t seem to upload onto here,take a look.

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Dandelion King

 

 

Golden May light is so beautiful.All living things are feeling the effect of the increased light and warmth,there is so much sensory delight in birdsong,the smell of green,the freshness of the new unadulterated growth. In a few weeks it will feel different,mature,eaten. But for now it is still a joy to have left winter behind. I made this hat in April when the dandelion flowers were in abundance.It’s taken a while to photograph,the plan to be in a dandelion meadow has given way to a barley field in just a couple of weeks! IMG_1466IMG_1471IMG_1475 IMG_1481 IMG_1493 IMG_1496