THE FOLLOWING ENTRY IS WRITTEN by Anna Laurent
Sue Hill and Pete Hill design large-scale installations that celebrate the magic of a garden landscape. Sculpted with mud, rocks, and plants, the extraordinary figures evolve with the seasons, and suggest a fairy tale in the undergrowth.
Two of their best known sculptures, Mud Maid and The Giant’s Head, were both commissioned by the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, UK.
They built the sleeping Mud Maid around a hollow frame of timber and netting. Her hands and face were formed with a mixture of mud, sand, and cement, which was then coated with yogurt so that lichens would grow. [Learn how to make your own moss milkshake.] Her hair is a veil of wood sedge and montbretia; her dress, a lattice of ivy…
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