Making It / Ute Schaetzmueller / Germany

Here are some more photos of Ute ‘Making It’.  The canvas she is working on covers the whole floor!  Go to her blog, and translate it to English.

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 / Ute Schaetzmueller / Germany

  1. Hello Mike,
    thanks so much for your reblogg, but…

    this was only the primer, wait untill you see the painting 😉

  2. Yes, I understood that this was just the base. I saw also your sketch. I decided to reblog it this way because otherwise, only the German shows on my blog. I an looking forward to the finished painting. I love it that you show the ‘process’.


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