Made You Look at Art

Painting the rabbit

2018-05-02T22:34:45-04:00April 15, 2018|

The piece is out of the bisque firing, and now for the painting while listening to a crime audio book.

Adding a Decal to a flask

2018-05-02T22:32:20-04:00March 30, 2018|

I just loved making these funny little flasks/vases.  I decided to try out some underglaze decals that I purchased from China Clay Art recently.  What fun it was using them.  I used the bits and pieces from one to decorate some heart jewellery.

Releasing a fish from a mold

2018-05-02T22:06:01-04:00March 15, 2018|

Here is a piece of my garden sculpture at the moment of being released (not from the wild) but from the mold.  It needs to be cleaned, but that doesn't take long.

Back in the Saddle

2018-02-06T12:21:07-05:00October 17, 2017|

Sometimes a break is good for the soul.  I needed time to create something different and I worked on some linocuts in August and took a break from clay. I'm back working with a vengeance now, as I have two shows coming up in November and December.  Here are a couple of images of work from the first bisque firing. The two shows are the weekend of November 18th and 19th.  The first one is [...]

Creative Directions

2018-02-06T12:51:24-05:00May 27, 2017|

Last year I was one of fifteen people chosen to participate in Fusion's Creative Directions.  As they say on their website: Creative Directions is FUSION's new and exciting program for potters and sculptors designed to expand their technical skills, develop critical thinking and build confidence. Basically, it has been a mentorship and has been hard and rewarding, frustrating and fun at the same time.  I've learned a lot from our mentor Michelle Mendlowitz, but also [...]

Show in Peterborough a big success

2014-12-10T08:51:13-05:00December 5, 2014|

The Kawartha Potters Guild had their annual show at the end of November and it was a huge success.  All the potters' work was beautiful and sales were up by 20%.  Here is an image of my own display for the show.  Next year is the 20th anniversary and we are hoping to have some surprises for our visitors.

Technology and Pottery Meet up

2014-08-04T11:07:39-04:00January 3, 2014|

It is exciting when an ancient art form and a new technology meet up in exciting ways. Experimental animation meets pottery from Crafts Council on Vimeo. Click on title to see video.

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