Raphaela McCormack

Handmade Paper Vessels and Ceremonial Urns


“Sailing Vessel with White Sail”

Handmade paper vessel. Hull and sail made from abaca pulp. Sail dyed with pigments. Hull cast in plaster gauze with handmade paper formed over gauze. Hull painted with layers of acrylic washes. Surface of hull sanded between each layer of acrylic wash. Driftwood found on the shores of Lake Ontario used on the hull.

38” high x 34” long x 5” deep



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