Weekly Art Project: Week 35

Say hello to Mr Cockatoo for Week 35 of my self-guided Weekly Art Project.  These flamboyant characters gather in squawking flocks that patrol the Copacabana neighbourhood (and wreak havoc chewing on cables and gables). Here’s a blurry photo of a couple surveying the surf:Continuing with a focus on shape, I selected the cockatoo crest for attention. The crest gives the birds a jaunty air:

Cockatoo Crest

Week 35 Weekly Art Project Cockatoo Crest Week 35 Weekly Art Project Cockatoo CrestWeek 35 is a milestone – I am now two-thirds of the way through this project. View the Copa Abstractions collection from my weekly art project so far.

Weekly Art Project - Weeks 1-35

I look forward to seeing YOUR weekly art project. New participants are welcome to join in at any time.   It would be wonderful to see your work. Be sure to link back to your specific blog/social media post so that we can learn more about your inspiration and process.

Weekly Art Project Link Up: Week 35: 24May 2017  

Week 20 of 2017
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Join the Weekly Art Project!

  1. Join the Weekly Art ProjectMake a pledge to participate – you can do this privately but there is power in a public declaration.
  2. Define the parameters of YOUR own weekly project*. Write it down somewhere!
  3. Record your results.
  4. Share a photo via the link up that I will post on my blog each Wednesday. (The link up for each week will stay open for 14 days.)

* Your project can be in any medium and size.  If you would like to explore working in a 6x6in square format, download the Weekly Art Project Design Sheet to develop designs at this scale.


  1. Aww. . . this one is just so perfect–references the sassy cockatoo perfectly.

  2. Deborah says:

    I’m quite a bit behind viewing your posts. Can’t help but comment on this work! All of your 6×6’s are inspiring…I love piecing myself, but I haven’t mastered it as you have. This particular creation has me mystified! Need to study to figure out how you accomplished this dovetailing of curves and points! Bravo!

    • Hi Deborah – thanks for stopping by! when it comes to piecing, there is often a problem-solving element involved. It’s good to practice on small pieces to work through the issues. Take a look at Week 37 (Seaspray) – it nearly did my head in!


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