In my self-isolation due to Covid-19, the house has been cleaned and re-cleaned to a point of sterilization. Between cleanings, I’ve been reading, wasting time on social media, and making artworks. I discovered some abstract outlines in an old sketchbook and pulled out some bottles of acrylic inks I wanted to use before they dried … Continue reading Neo-Apocalyptic Dust Mites #1
Ok, let me start by saying you have to spend two days listening to Billy Connely do his stand-up routines AND THEN read everything in a Scottish accent! The drawing teacher gave us a final drawing to do, in case we were all bored out of our trees from Covid 19 isolation! His directives were … Continue reading Building An Idea – This Is Where We Got: The Tin Man is Having An Existential Crisis! – The Final Distorted Oz.
Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms. Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come...
In my self-isolation due to Covid-19, the house has been cleaned and re-cleaned to a point of sterilization. Between cleanings, I've been reading, wasting time on social media, and making artworks. I discovered some abstract outlines in an old sketchbook and pulled out some bottles of acrylic inks I wanted to use before they dried … Continue reading Neo-Apocalyptic Dust Mites
This past year in ceramics has been awesome and challenging. Awesome, because I have been able to get back into my ceramics and explore a little. Challenging because I realized that I was more experimental when I had my own studio space and not challenged by the constraints of the school settings. No one has … Continue reading A Bounty of Bowls – Gifts of the kiln gods
I'm starting to feel that I might be the Saltimbanque that returns into my drawings from time to time, as I use them to express the feelings I have at the time of their drawing. Especially in these hollow ones. Tired today from the rapid changes and panic around Covid 19. (As this was originally … Continue reading The Tired Saltimbanque – The Hollow Ones #22
All together now... lift your hands in the air, like you just don't care! Do I really need to say more? I felt this title in the line drawing I started with. Then the choice of bright yellow dancers in a world of pinks and violets just seemed right. I think I need this feeling … Continue reading Joy & Bliss, Dancing Like They Just Don't Care – The Hollow Ones #21
Something in the way the figure in the forefront is turning to look at the one behind, it feels like a look of love. Well, it reminds me of the awesome feeling I get when I look at my wife, or she looks at me with love. The darkish background becomes lighter and yellower with … Continue reading I Feel So Much Love For You – The Hollow Ones #20
It's all in the position of the arms. He is gently swaying back and forth and giving off a feeling of bliss. The shortened back arm allows us the additional impression he is moving. The beautiful cerulean bleu all around just makes me feel happy and I feel adds to the joy of the piece. … Continue reading Gently Swaying To Happiness – The Hollow Ones #19