Making It / Isabella Taylor / Austin, Texas

“I am currently 11 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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2 Responses to Making It / Isabella Taylor / Austin, Texas

  1. isabellart says:

    Thank you Mr. Mike !! Your support and kindness means a lot to me 🙂 I really appreciate it !

  2. clinock says:

    I encourage everyone to visit this prolific young woman’s blog. I have been following Isabella for some time, she is truly amazing and inspiring, in painting, fashion design and poetic writing. Isabella has created so much more than is contained here (the necessity of space) and her work will blow you away. Thanks Mike for sharing this…

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