You might have wondered, did I fall off the face of the earth? Hence NOctober posts. After taking first prize at Metro Galleries in Bakersfield in September at Latination II ...October was there, waiting for me...telling me to prepare for the Hwy 62 Art Tours, firing the kiln when ever possible and creating thirteen new … Continue reading NoVeMß€® is already here.
Come join me for an exciting and SMASHING time in ∫anta ßarßara making a mosaic from all the broken pieces… Be guided and inspired with Perry’s experience and color sense… you’ll be ON your WAY !!! Only $150 for a two day workshop, lunch included on Saturday. Finished by noon on Sunday with a finished … Continue reading Summer mØsaic work∫hop in ∫anta ßarbara
While in Utila, Honduras, Neil Keller oƒ Jade Seahorse inƒamy shared his knowledge and materials of glass as I proceeded to experiment and FUSE. Here are some of the better pieces of glass I fused in Utila.
Back from the tropics. From sweltering heat and humidity, gla∫∫ ƒu∫ing, brilliant colours, flowers, insects, lizards and birds we find ourselves back to the fog rolling ocean in ∫anta ßarbara... but wait, the ∫un is out!! I added new bird photographs to the bird set on flickR oƒ course iƒ you'd like to see the … Continue reading New ßirds, £iZÅ®d∫ and ƒlØwe®∫ ƒrom c€ntral Åm€®i©a
There is no way to describe the diversity and expanse of wildlife and flora in this particular Spring. With the mild El Niño temperatures and all the rains, the desert is still a vast blooming eye pleaser. Varieties seldom seen have appeared in technicolour before our eyes. Desert Iguanas saunter along while Whiptails nervously stay … Continue reading Desert Spring
Back from another whirlwind desert trip. Photographing wildlife and flora. The shrub in the previous post has been identified as Ratany. I was taken by this small flower and the photographs that ensued reveal the intense colour and beauty of the this amazing desert bloom with red-violet flowers that sing. To see the whole set … Continue reading ®Å†Ån¥
Mother Smith, took the entire family on a paradise cruise ship to Mexico this past weekend. We had a GREAT time, eating, laughing, drinking and shopping in Ensenada. Watch the slideshow of our trip on my flickr site.
I have been experimenting with some new glazes and some trying black clay. Using the clear glaze on the black clay revealed a metallic speckled golden sheen with many colors. I have completed several Rattles, Buddha Tiles, and a SeaHorse... will be posting more pictures soon. Quite pleased with the new chalky blue underglaZe ... … Continue reading New Pottery
Spring in Elings Park