Thank you VERY much
to the gentleman who saw me carrying my door, and offered me a ride. I’m very glad I accepted, and very grateful for your help! Everyone reading this, be aware that Rich who worked his way up from the bottom in a shipyard, has a wife who is a genius at stained glass, web design, and quilting, plus two daughters, eleven grandchildren, and a neighbor who is lucky to be alive after trying to...
This is just to say
that carrying a door home from the hardware store on my head has been one of my more entertaining ventures. I decided not to carry it the six miles to my studio tonight. It happens to be a little windy. The door itself is very light, which is rather the problem. It creates the effect of, without the structure of, an unmotorized aircraft. Weighting it down with wheels and a home on top should...
Meet The Artist
Sarah Cloutier is a senior Illustration student at Pacific Northwest College of Arts. Her senior thesis is the start of a much larger project: providing miniature mobile homes to homeless people. She hopes that these homes will grant not just dry, secure shelter, but autonomy, confidence, and a foothold from which to work up to even more. They are largely practical beasts; they contain only the...
6 studs cut and nailed in 4 crossbeams nailed in place 10-15 bent & discarded nails (I have poor depth perception) 3 broken nails (metal) 1 mashed nail (human) 1 door 4 windows LOTS of plywood!
Starting prototype build this weekend - axle, base, and frame Sunday.
I’ll be posting the old designs for a while, starting this blog off with a gentle walk through how I actually came to this project. However, I thought I’d let people know that I printed off the first brochures tonight, and will be starting the first home this weekend, most likely. Depends on if I can get the axle I want locally. There’s no real sign-up sheet yet, there’s...