500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #213 – Tea #6

Tea #6:  The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and Pinch-pot method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I hit the clay with the end of a small stick to make the texture, then I set it aside to dry slowly under paper and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #213 – Tea #6

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #212 – Tea #4

Tea #4:   The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a Pinch-pot and stick-tap-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I painted on some black engobe and dabbed on some grog mixed with manganese stain, then I set it aside to dry slowly under paper and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #212 – Tea #4

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #211 – Tea #3:

Tea #3:   The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and Pinch-pot method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I rolled it in broken porcelain crumbs left over in my recuperation bin and dabbed on some grog mixed with manganese stain, then I set it … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #211 – Tea #3:

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 8 – Exploring Wabi-Sabi

Part 8 - Exploring Wabi-Sabi The Wikipedia description fits best for this period of play I call My Wabi-Sabi. I embarked on a creative journey of seeking beauty in the imperfect. It’s here that the study of kiln errors, firing mistakes, Raku finishes, and breaking the rules came together the most. These are all done … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 8 – Exploring Wabi-Sabi

Fun Fotos for Friday – What the Muse Inspired

These are a perfect continuation of last week's photos, as they show some of what my Muses have inspired. What do you think and feel when you see these montages? I frequently move my art around and I'm never completely sure why. What do these placements say to you? You'll also find some items that … Continue reading Fun Fotos for Friday – What the Muse Inspired

Fun Fotos for Friday – What Inspires The Artist

A little while back, I started taking random pictures of the art spaces around my house. I shot my libraries, studio, display shelves, and where my art ended up through several moves. I had hoped to find a focus on what drives my expressions. I'm not sure I have, yet, but I had a great … Continue reading Fun Fotos for Friday – What Inspires The Artist

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #156: Melting 05-016

Melting 05-016: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. Coiling isn’t my biggest friend, but I had convinced my father to attend the classes with me and he loves coiling, so I decided to try it as well. I wasn’t overly attached to the results and originally intended to smooth out the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #156: Melting 05-016

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #155: Melting 05-015

Melting 05-015: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. The Meltings are an organic partnership between hand and material. A study of respecting the other's influence and a total abandon to trusting the outcome, whatever it may turn into. The results were always magic! This early experiment was intended to show contrasting … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #155: Melting 05-015

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #154: Melting 05-012

Melting 05-012: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. The Meltings are an organic partnership between hand and material... a study of respecting the other's influence and a total abandon to trusting the outcome, whatever it may turn into. The results were always magic! Here, the magic came to life, as I … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #154: Melting 05-012

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #153: Melting 05-010 and 011

Melting 05-010 &011: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. The Meltings are an organic partnership between hand and material... a study of respecting the other's influence and a total abandon to trusting the outcome, whatever it may turn into. The results were always magic! Here, the magic came to life, as … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #153: Melting 05-010 and 011