Tag: Clay Sculpture

  • When your Solar Plexus is a Solar System

    When your Solar Plexus is a Solar System

    This is a fun piece. The Goddess Morrigan,  a celtic mythological warrior, great Queen.   She was closely connected to Epona, who shows up in another piece. She has a crow for hair, and her solar plexus is wide open, and inside is one (of what I’m sure is infinite solar systems). I made sure […]

  • Clay “Paper” dolls

    Clay “Paper” dolls

    I used to spend hours with paper dolls.  changing outfits on flat, lifeless doll shapes… They seem silly, but there is something real creative about them.  These are a ceramic version of those flat dolls.  They are colorful and fun, hang from white cotton cord, ready for a window, a wall or a mobile.  Their […]

  • Tribal Energy

    Tribal Energy

    This piece is pretty different. I got my hands on a great piece of wood with a really interesting shape. I set a mask made from several handbuilt clay pieces on the face of it. I then added very unique “hair” using glass beads and the coolest rocks I found on the beach in Jacksonville […]

  • Fingerprint Trees

    Fingerprint Trees

    these are silly, I admit, but they are totally fun!  These are perfect for a small space. They hang on the wall, and bring your love of trees inside. Set on oak barnwood as the tree trunks, these trees are simple silly and fun 🙂  You can find these trees at Jumping Mouse Beads downtown […]

  • Blooms, in time for Spring

    Blooms, in time for Spring

    I still do love flowers.  I don’t make them that often, but I was moved to produce some blooms!  Here are some new works sporting Color and Blooms!  Just in time for Spring 🙂 all hang on a wall 🙂 Heading to the gallery!

  • Showgirls and Foxes

    Showgirls and Foxes

    These were fun. They are primitive Handbuilt planters featuring showgirls and foxes; and there’s a crow or coyote who snuck in and is hiding out as a fox.  They have a drainage hole to allow for a real plant and waterings. They can be ordered. $39

  • bringing in some wisdom

    bringing in some wisdom

  • Sculpting a head – Quick and Easy

    Sculpting a head – Quick and Easy

    Fast introduction, but enough information to totally go for it.  So pay attention! This gives you a really easy look at how to cut and place the clay to build up your head – very cool video [youtube=http://youtu.be/R1tH03sOhkU]

  • Handbuilt Plate Tutorial

    My new series is FunCtioNaL, if you can believe that. In line with making functional plates – here is a great video on Handbuilt Plates – this is a great design, and a fun use of tools that you can make yourself.  

  • MAKING A HANDWOVEN HILLGROVE PORCELAIN BASKET

    Superb porcelain basket handmade by irish born artist brian o sullivan at his studio at HILLGROVE PORCELAIN CAHIRCIVEEN CO KERRY IRELAND . This basket is 10″ across and is fired 3 times…. takes appros 3 weeks to complete. [youtube=http://youtu.be/2ZNZS-aYmlY]