i’m thinking about this shape…

upsidedown horseshoe crabIsn’t it amazing? So many moving parts. So strangely fluttery under water, alien even in its own home…an elegant armored spaceship. And always so (sadly) dead when I find them on the beach.

A student of mine made an absolutely amazing animation involving horseshoe crabs once…layers of pristine white and shadows, so very cool and clever. I think I’m going to make mine from brown paper bags…and see if I can hide some story inside. Just looking at this photo, I think there may be a million such places. We’ll see…


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