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Vulcans mountain

Vulcans mountain

By on August 13, 2018 in Build with 0 Comments

This part of Vulcans Mountain has been bothering me as to how to paint it. I put an underglaze coat of Electric Blue on then fired, but as I looked at it decided to go with a sandy color. Probably wasted some effort on the blue underglaze, but I am using water to spray down […]

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Water

Water

By on August 7, 2018 in Build with 0 Comments

The build on Water is completed and now ready to be painted. Did a fire over the weekend and the pedestal which broke into pieces when in bone dry, survived. I used magic mud and pieced it all back together and then prayed. Everything seems to have worked out.

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Assembled finally

Assembled finally

By on July 2, 2018 in Build with 0 Comments

The “Earth” build is finalized. I started working on this one last fall and it’s finally coming together. It took about 1 month per elements. The cows were a real challenge because of my lack of experience with the subject, but looking close at them they do look like cows. Just need to paint the […]

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Smoke’m if you got’m – Garden Gnome Series

Smoke’m if you got’m – Garden Gnome Series

By on June 19, 2017 in Build with 0 Comments

I affectionally call these part of my “Garden Gnobe Series” This one will involve the bust of Mick Jagger floating in a field of flames with a series of monkey paws holding cigarettes around his vanity fire. Got this far on my build this weekend.

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Horses Finished

Horses Finished

By on June 15, 2017 in Build with 0 Comments

Almost forgot to vent these, I left them uncovered last night to dry, but thankfully this morning they were still wet enough to poke. Not certain about the finish here, and if the pedestand should be one piece. I guess it should be so I best cover again when I get home. Stopping by Granny’s […]

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North Wind, East Water, Southern Fire, Western Earth

North Wind, East Water, Southern Fire, Western Earth

By on June 12, 2017 in Build with 0 Comments

Wind = tornados, sky air Water = Flood, birth life, Fire = Destruction, rebirth, Earth = vulcan, volcano, upheaval, earth quake. land

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Geddon

Geddon

By on June 12, 2017 in Build with 0 Comments

Revelation 14:20New International Version (NIV) 20 They were trampled in the winepress outside the city, and blood flowed out of the press, rising as high as the horses’ bridles for a distance of 1,600 stadia.[a] This is the base of a new work from “beginning to Geddon” a work that will combine my Eve concepts juxtaposed […]

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tiles and chubs a week in review

tiles and chubs a week in review

By on June 9, 2017 in Build with 0 Comments

This has been a great week! So glad to be productive it feels wonderful! This week I started a four sculpture abstract figurative series for the garden. This series will employ interesting glazes and loosely refer to the figure. The theme is the four elements, earth, air, fire, water. Each will be about the same […]

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Starting something new

Starting something new

By on June 7, 2017 in Build with 0 Comments

I started these bird baths after our metal bird baths basin cracked last winter. I was going to throw the whole thing out but then had the idea to create my own ceramic bath. This has been very exciting for me. Something functional and beautiful involving glazes. I also have been using my porcelain slip […]

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Adam

Adam

By on December 15, 2016 in Build with 0 Comments

This is now a portrait of Adam 50 years after the garden. Added a light wash to sink into the scraffitto. The eyes may or may not be white, I think I will emphasize the humanity of the form and render the pupils, it has been a debate. I was also thinking about adding a […]

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