Our childhood memories are sometimes so strong that they affect some part of our present being and thought process. A lot of my work is inspired by my past experiences and I love weaving them into stories. Simple experiences have had a significant and profound impact in my current work.
This is a cement railing at Wynberg Allen School. While I was studying there, I found these peculiar and unlike any other railings. I did observe them and also saw what went into its making; cement cast over a steel frame. I sometimes wondered how this design was reached and agreed upon. This school is over 125 years old and I am sure these railings are a few decades old.
So, below is the pattern where I will be using this.