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In Progress, New Gatski Sculpture & Furniture

In Progress, New Gatski Sculpture & Furniture
August 16, 2012 MePush Web Team

We backed er’ down the past few weeks- we slow down to get creative. We’re working on all new Gatski handmade sculpture & furniture. It is always exciting and exhausting. Things rarely work out the way we expect. We are not trained designers; we use our sixth sense.  I’m sure it sounds a little elementary- but it works for us.

Ben says, What do you think of this?

I like it, but I would make the points rounded and make those bars a little longer. Kate says.


What do you think?

I like it.

Ben turns and goes back to the shop. Over the years we’ve learned how to cut to the chase – rather than discuss a design at length. The three little children running around us have helped move things along – they’re not so interested in whether or not the bar is longer.

Ben makes adjustments as he is working and I make suggestions on a work in progress. We go back and forth on a single piece 5 or more times – it can take a day or a week or more to nail down a design.

The fun part is that we’re getting better at it – bit by bit. Such is the creative life.

Check back in the first week of September to see how we did.



Comments (2)

  1. Wayne Stratz 12 years ago

    Margaret and I often have design conversations on individual and collaborative pieces… have fun

  2. kate 12 years ago

    Thanks Wayne. That’s neat to hear. The conversation is a unique one. For us, we’ve streamlined it over the years, learning to cut to the chase, rather than talking at length about a design. Its interesting to think about how art emerges from an individual – and how it emerges from a husband/wife team.

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