500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #168 – Spontaneous 07-024

Spontaneous 07-024: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. These somewhat abstract forms are inspired by a love of Raku fired ceramics... I was challenged when a teacher told me it would be nearly impossible to achieve a Raku finish using an electric kiln... so I read a lot on the subject … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #168 – Spontaneous 07-024

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500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #167 – Spontaneous 07-022

Spontaneous 07-022: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. Blue is a glorious color for glass, so it’s no surprise how well it works on porcelain. These somewhat abstract forms are inspired by a love of Raku fired ceramics... I was challenged when a teacher told me it would be nearly impossible … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #167 – Spontaneous 07-022

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #166 – Spontaneous 07-023

Spontaneous 07-023:  The History: Share what you see and continue the story. One of the keys to creativity is to use all the materials possible. My friend was the lab tech this summer and made a strange glossy white glaze. I decided to play with it. I love the outcome. These somewhat abstract forms are … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #166 – Spontaneous 07-023

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #165 – Spontaneous 07-020 and 021

Spontaneous 07-020 &021: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. The spirit of experimentation is a fickle spirit. I was still at a school while doing these and the firing process was way too slow to accommodate my production. I hurried in boredom and made two almost identical pots. They were supposed … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #165 – Spontaneous 07-020 and 021

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #164 – Spontaneous 07-019

Spontaneous 07-019:  The History: Share what you see and continue the story. These somewhat abstract forms are inspired by a love of Raku fired ceramics... I was challenged when a teacher told me it would be nearly impossible to achieve a Raku finish using an electric kiln... so I read a lot on the subject … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #164 – Spontaneous 07-019

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #163 – Spontaneous 07-018:

Spontaneous 07-018: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. These somewhat abstract forms are inspired by a love of Raku fired ceramics... I was challenged when a teacher told me it would be nearly impossible to achieve a Raku finish using an electric kiln... so I read a lot on the subject … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #163 – Spontaneous 07-018:

My Favourite Art Supplies: Burlap – For Texture And The Rustic Touch

Burlap Fabric 60” Wide X 5 Yards: The Review: I’m not sure I’d recommend this for the application I applied it to. I used it for a canvas to stretch over a stretcher… several times, in fact. It soaks up the Gesso in industrial quantities and then does the same to the acrylic paint. The … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies: Burlap – For Texture And The Rustic Touch

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #162 – Spontaneous 06-004

Spontaneous 06-004:   The History: Share what you see and continue the story. Every now and then I get in a creative rut. I either dive back into the books for inspiration or move to another medium. I don’t always know what causes the rut, but this time I did. I was trying to plan … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #162 – Spontaneous 06-004

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #161 – The Eye

The Eye: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. This is part of my Ships series... for a time I was finding and reading many articles on the reusing of old factories & ships, the renewed interest in art, design and architecture from the turn of the century... and the growing movement … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #161 – The Eye

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #160 – Stand Tall

Stand tall:  The History: Share what you see and continue the story. I was having a rough week at home and work and little interest in making new sculptures, but a voice told me to make anyway. So, I made a simple bud vase with the intention of giving it away as a gift. The … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #160 – Stand Tall