Inspired by Matisse’s late paper cut pieces, this will be part of my submission to the Del Mano Turned & Sculpted online exhibition which starts August 2015. The wood is Sycamore it is first turned on a lathe then painstakingly pierced by hand.This stage takes the longest in most cases several days in many weeks. There is no margin for error. The finished object is light and delicate. Shadows cast create a story of their own. It is completely unique as was the donor tree.