Category Archives: ceramics

How long does it take to finish a sculpture

Sometimes art evolves quickly This piece was formed from a slab of clay in the studio in February 2016. May 19, 2016  the piece is finished and ready to be entered for juried exhibition. The process to complete this piece was much … Continue reading

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Art, Inspiration and Everyday…

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. Sometimes you need to go looking for it; a museum, a class, a walk in the woods or a vacation. Everyday interactions can also stir creative tangents. I never thought adopting a puppy would … Continue reading

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Naked in the Art World?

This thought occurred to me today as I prepared to leave the house without a coat after days of shivering weather. Confidently leaving to walk the dogs, after hearing the predicted temperatures, I felt safely warmed by the afternoon sun. … Continue reading

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Seduced by Clay and Finding Inspiration

Viola Frey was quoted in 1970 when asked about working in clay; “I have made a record of what has been and what is. I have attempted to make a permanent whole of the transitory fragments I have seen around … Continue reading

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Shop Local For the Holidays, Made in Michigan Gifts

If you are looking for that old fashion Holiday feeling to warm the cockles of your heart,  you won’t be disappointed.  There won’t be any “doorbusters”.  What there will be is one of a kind gifts, hand crafted  by contemporary Michigan … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Tiny

I’m hoping to eventually get back to writing. For now I thought I’d post this “sort of” tiny head in response to the “weekly photo challenge.”  I’m not sure what I will do with this budding character. Sometimes it’s just about … Continue reading

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Sculpting my way through winter.

January presents it’s challenges. Living in the North the grayness of winter can take it’s toll on creativity. My mind frequently wanders to far away tropical places, or simply takes refuge in warm memories of summers past. It’s hard to stay … Continue reading

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