Kest Schwartzman is a metalsmith trained at Massachusetts College of Art. She has been making masks for over a decade. She is now embarking on a journey to make a mask for every creature in the 1969 version of Borges' "The Book of Imaginary Beings" as translated by Norman Thomas Di Giovanni
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Nymph of the Ocean. 2 of six nymphs down! I wanted the nymphs to be pretty little masks. Initially had thought to do them with just texture, but then I started putting waves on, and the ship just seemed to flow, organically, from them.