Grand Chain

Have you ever done country dancing? The Grand Chain is a set where you pass your partner on the left and the next dancer on the right, then left and right until you get back to your partner. Confused? Well, try doing it to fast music. Whenever I have danced it, the set has always gone wrong the first time with the music.

This carving captures the moment before the music is switched off. It was inspired by a doughnut shape log, completely hollow due to rot. The rot was a constant problem, as bits fell off figures causing a complete revamp from fat to thin person, and getting a clean final surface almost impossible.

Info:Elm: Height 8 inches