The Adoptable Pet Rescue stall at this weekend’s Stawell Show will have a slightly different look this year.
It will be accompanied by a large sculpture of a ram and an ewe – The wedded pair won the Animal Section of the Wimmera Field Days sculpture competition this year.
The sculpture’s creator and Great Western mask artist Meryl Bowers said it was created by using about 40 different pieces of new, vintage and recycled items found across the Wimmera.
“Some of the materials collected and used in my sculpture are sheep wool in the paper mache pulp used to make the ewe, ram and lamb faces,” she said.
“I even used skim milk to make the glue stronger.”
Clothing items included bird netting, grain bags, gumboots, gun belts, empty cartridge shells, ostrich, pheasant and turkey feathers, and many more items.
“It’s a very interesting piece and I thought it would be a good idea to include it at the Adoptable stall,” Ms Bowers said.
Adoptable’s Shae Holloway said any dollar raised would be beneficial to their organisation.
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