Peter Anderson

Finishing this week

Finishing this week

By on April 23, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

I put in at least three hours in the studio today, maybe four. I can’t believe how the hands went. I’m really getting a handle on it. I think when i do the right hand I may encounter difficulty, but we’ll see. The hair will be a large contraption that will hold various bird hovel […]

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1 week 1 to go

1 week 1 to go

By on April 21, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

I can see from this photo I took this morning that the legs are wrong and I’m going to need to extend them more. It’s easy to get deceived when thinking through a problem and only see a part of the whole. I can’t put the top figure on the bottom without holding the two […]

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New Work

New Work

By on April 14, 2016 in Sketch with 0 Comments

it begins. Sketched out and crafted the dress this morning. Here is the research I’m doing for a full standing figure for the garden. I plan to do a couple to see if I can gather some momentum going into the summer. I’ll get back to the angel bowl soon, but craving to work on […]

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Epic Fail

Epic Fail

By on April 14, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

I’m smiling only because of the great learning that happened the studio this past week. The preceding mess and trouble in clean up has me not smiling so much, but you can make a soufflé… etc. So I broke some eggs on Monday morning trying to do my first very large scale sculpture using a […]

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Calling All Angels

Calling All Angels

By on April 6, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

The Angel bowl will have the words from Jane Sidberry’s “Calling All Angels” embossed on the outside. My goal is to craft a four part plaster mold and then pour porcelain slip to craft numerous reproductions. I would like to give these bowls to those who are suffering beyond the usual level of human suffering […]

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Assembling

Assembling

By on March 24, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

I pulled the two halves from the kiln last night and glued them together. I’m amazed that it actually stands and that I got the balance of the two sides right. Tomorrow I will cover in clay, then let set a bit but not allow the clay to crack. Then a plaster mold in two […]

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Sculptural bowl

Sculptural bowl

By on March 11, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

Began this this morning. Took about 1.5 hours. Will buildout the other side of the grid and then add cross ribs to finish. Fire, fill in and shape the gaps, dry, plaster mold. Press porcelain into the plaster.

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Final Boxer

Final Boxer

By on January 27, 2016 in Completed Works with 0 Comments

Boxer completed..Finally!! I’m beginning today two new figuratives.

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Painting for Bisque

Painting for Bisque

By on January 8, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

Now painting the boxer for bisque firing. I’ll be entering this work in next weeks application to the figurative show at the Claymaker gallery. This will be my first full figure work. The challenges around this are related to the size of the kiln and getting the arms right. As a two piece work, the […]

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Feats of Insanity

Feats of Insanity

By on January 7, 2016 in Sketch with 0 Comments

Watched 6 hours of season 2 of Fargo last night. I have just one episode left, but while watching and listening I whipped this out. I’ve done crazy elaborate drawings in the past but this one just fell out of me. It feels good to be back in the sketchbook fooling around.

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