Making It / Isabella Taylor

  “I am currently 10 years old and live in Austin, Texas with my mom, dad and dog, Star.  I’ve always been an artist at heart and love creating — poetry, paintings, drawings and fashion designs.”


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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5 Responses to Making It / Isabella Taylor

  1. sbmacinnis says:

    Wow! That’s really impressive.

  2. Oh my gosh ! Thank you so much for sharing my work. I really appreciate your kindness and support. Really means a lot to me !!! A million thanks 🙂

  3. Isabella, how about taking some photos of your ‘workspace’ for my category on that? Make sure your are in some of them.

    If you will do this, send them to me at

    thanks, Mike

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