I found a really satisfyingly smooth rock in Rhos-on-sea…Yes I know most wouldn’t say that about a rock but it definitely had to go in the collecting bag.
I have seen some superb art creations made using wire trees and this Rick seemed a perfect Base for giving this a go.
Step one: i wrapped gold and bronze wire around a box several times, slid it off then cut it to create many straight stands of wire. (next time I think I’d use more to create a thicker trunk)
Step two: twist the wires together about a thirds of the way along leaving one end to create roots to wrap around the rock.
Step three: keep twisting to create the trunk then separate the wires to create branches and keep twisting.
Step four: when you reach the stage of having tiny branches twist the roots and shape around the rock.
Step five: for a bit of autumn bling add beads to the ends if the branches 🙂