you came to the right place!
Hannah Dreiss & Nemo
Artists, Comfort, Texas
do you recognize our faces?
circle drawer extraordinaire
illustrator of GNDITDP
fabricator of upcycled mosaics
male knitting, planting
seeds & bearding
bet you couldn't stop thinking about it!
"Vita" 24x36, aluminum cans, nails, plywood
"Amor" 24x36, aluminum cans, nails, plywood
(more from this series coming soon)
yes, our art really is made out of aluminum cans!
(all from the comfort of our camper van)
here are the steps in our process:
garbage cans, recycling bins, friends, family,
strangers walking down the street & maybe even you
wash with soap and water to get rid of the scum,
mold, backwash, cigarette butts and bugs
top, bottom and down the side (& recycle the left over bits)
muscle each can into a flat rectangle
selectively punch each disc, one at a time, using a proprietary tool
then punch each disc again for the nail hole
measure grid and pencil in on plywood
(that we previously cut to size on a scary table saw)
place each disc in desired location
and pound into place using more proprietary tools
and to answer your #1 question:
they take a really, really, REALLY long time to make!
and to answer your #2 question:
We would like to thank our many art patrons, who supported us through the purchase of nearly 2000 Nemo drawings and paintings during the
last decade. But you haven't seen the last of the perfect freehand circles just yet - so stay tuned!
where can you find us in the real world?
where can you find us in the virtual world?
want to help out?
click here for can cutting instructions
(attempt at your own risk!)
and did we mention....
the art takes a really, really, REALLY long time to make!
an animation...just for fun:
are you still here? there's more -
please enjoy our "mission statement"
|We are an independent artist partnership, with an architectural design background, that creates one of a kind, elegantly assembled works of art. We are committed to sustainability through our choice of materials and methods, which create a unique blend of contemporary artistry and traditional construction techniques. Our patrons are free thinking intellectuals and trend setters who care about the environment, while taking pride in discovering the perfect art piece to complement their developing collections. We provide opportunity to directly purchase a handcrafted element of design that expresses style and beauty through structure and medium, while sharing our artistic contribution with the world.|
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