In terms of progress, I have completed the design of a clock, which can be seen in the image above. To transform my design into a tangible product, I obtained a wooden clock from Amazon that I plan to modify according to my idea. Specifically, I intend to use preserved moss to create the numerical markings on the clock’s face, and to provide the impression that the moss is growing out of the clock, I will add a layer of sand as the base. To enhance the clock’s natural appearance, I decided to incorporate some pressed greenery.
All of the materials necessary for the project have been acquired at this point, and I expect the assembly process to be relatively quick. The most time-consuming tasks involved in the project would likely be removing and reattaching the clock mechanism, as well as allowing the adhesives to dry. Nonetheless, taking these factors into account, I anticipate that the final product will be completed by the end of next week.
The design looks good to me; the only question I have is how will the sand stay in place? If the clock will stay flat on the ground or on a table, then it should be fine, although that would be an unconventional way to mount a clock.
Seems like you are on track with your plan for the nature clock. Good going on the material procurement!. How do you plan to ensure the movement of the clock hands to be unobstructed with the modifications on the clock wall? Also, have you considered using a cut-out stencil of the numbers and having the moss come out of it? It could give you the intended immersive effect and also ensure the legibility of the digits.