Derev – Girleen by Mary-Ellen Belleville
‘Derev’ meaning leaf
Medium: Fabric, weathered campervan pleated blind, leaves, threads, glass bead, bark and withered vine.
Dimensions: 30 x 17 x 12cm
The torpedo, whirled patterns of bark around tree trunks always reminds me of the figure hugging gowns fashioned for popular movie starlets and the like. Derev, meaning ‘leaf’, is my ‘goddess-starlet’ of the forest – all natural beauty and curvaceous glamour.