Fun Fotos For Friday – Hidden Chills

We are at the height of Summer, some of us are getting ready for the Winter to come, others know Fall rains are coming. Some of us are about to enter the best season of the year. Fall in Montreal is always the best! The sun shines and the humidity has been burned out of … Continue reading Fun Fotos For Friday – Hidden Chills

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #146: Disk-bowl

Disk-bowl: The History: Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… Shortly after realizing I didn't enjoy the process of turning clay, I started making items with slabs. At that time, someone had mistakenly contaminated a beautiful variegated blue glaze, it fired with a lovely caramel color and with odd pooling of colors. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #146: Disk-bowl

I’m So Grateful for the Recognition

This just in on ViewBug and I'm blown away!!! MarioMJPerron, You're gaining exposure! Your photo is in the top most voted! Your photo placed ahead of 41,177 submissions.

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #145: Horn of Plenty

Horn of Plenty:  The History: Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… When I started studying about porcelain, I began with what the challenges were in using it. This sculpture and its sister, "Cornucopia" were some of the many things my teachers said shouldn't be possible. Porcelain is a beautiful material to … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #145: Horn of Plenty

Where the poem hides

The binding holds in The pages to be filled Like a sculptor I can believe The medium holds the art Study the lines and textures The surface is secretive Only impulse distracts The poem from the page by M. Perron (Originally written March 9th, 1992) Notes: I can't shake the feeling that there is another … Continue reading Where the poem hides

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #144: Cornucopia

Cornucopia:  The History: Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… When I started studying about porcelain, I began with what the challenges were in using it. This sculpture and its brother, "Horn" were some of the many things my teachers said shouldn't be possible. Porcelain is a beautiful material to use and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #144: Cornucopia

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #143: Adam and Eve

Adam & Eve: The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… An extension of my melted pot series... I engraved the leather-hard clay on both sides... the opposite side has a short, pot-bellied Adam, with a beard... influenced by some African drawings I saw and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #143: Adam and Eve

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity: Part 5 – Vessels

Part 5 - Vessels Explorations of forms and possibilities using slabs & hand-building. This was my apprenticeship with clay. I played with wet slabs, leather hard slabs, and everything in between. I mixed types of clay, created my own glazes, and broke all the rules the teachers and textbooks taught… It was here that I … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity: Part 5 – Vessels

My Favourite Art Supplies: Paper – The Best Big Pad

Canson Biggie Sketch Pads 18 In. X 24 In.:  The Review: This paper is awesome. It has a semi-smooth surface and is sturdy enough to take some rough strokes. It is miles above newsprint, which has its own beauty. It is like having a smooth watercolor paper. I’ve also used this for gouache and acrylic … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies: Paper – The Best Big Pad

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #142: Stills: 10-006

Stills: 10-006:  The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… Imagine the dig site of Pompeii and the discovery of ancient glass vessels. The glass would be warped by the volcanic ash that buried it so long ago, and the glass would be opaque and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #142: Stills: 10-006