Monday, May 29, 2023

Pot Head

I made this head planter a while ago, and have been terrible at updating this blog. I purchased a class online from Cristina Cordova. The class was to create a bust, but I chose to leave the back of her head open. 

I don’t have a picture of her fired and glazed. But I was pretty happy with the way she turned out. 


Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Sold Art

March 20, 2018

So the little black and white relief that is in the Eccles art Center black and white show, sold during the show! I was so excited to know that someone loved my work enough to purchase it. I received the check last night in the mail. As I looked at the check, I could see the name of the person that purchased my art. Barb Crosbie! Barb is the lovely talented ceramic artist that I had a class with last summer. It was in her class that I created Groot. (Really should stop calling her that… but I can’t), I messaged Barb to tell her thank you for purchasing my art. She informed me that it was to be a gift. It touched me even more that it was purchased for a gift. I can’t really explain how nice it feels to have someone love my art enough to purchase it. My heart is full of gratitude.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Changing Direction

I posted this relief that I have been working on a while ago. I set her aside because I was really not that happy with her. I liked her face but other than that she was pretty boring. I need to work on better compositions with my work. I like things simple, but most of the time simple equals boring.

This is still very rough, but I am liking the direction better than before. I think I will leave the bare trees behind her head as recessed into the clay. The little pine trees in front of her face I think I will build up slightly and see how I feel with that look. Need tons more refining and I think her shoulder area is not in the right alignment/proportion. But full steam ahead!!